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Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off CharactersThe readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out "whodunit"—not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be. Book of Poisons can help you figure out all of the details of proper poisoning.This thorough guide catalogs the classic poisons, household poisons, poisonous animals and plants, poisons used in wars, and more. With information on toxicity, reaction time, effects and symptoms, and antidotes and treatments, you'll know exactly what your villain needs to succeed and exactly what could foil his plans. You'll also find:information about how real toxicologists uncover poisoning crimesa history of famous poisonersadvice on how you can create your own fictional poisoncase histories that give examples of when the poisons listed were used in literature, movies, and real life With alphabetical organization and appendices that cross-reference by symptoms, form, administration, and other methods, you'll be able to find the perfect poisons to fit your plot. Plus, a glossary of medical terms makes decoding symptoms and treatments easy for the writer with no medical background.Book of Poisons is the comprehensive reference you need to create deaths by poison without stopping readers dead in their tracks over misguided facts.
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|Manufacturer:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Publisher:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Studio:||Writer's Digest Books|
|Item Weight:||1.03 pounds|
|Item Size:||1.05 x 8 x 8 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.24 pounds|
|Package Size:||6 x 0.83 x 0.83 inches|
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