The Story of the 1930s "Impossible Murder" That Utterly Fascinated Raymond Chandler


The murder of Julia Wallace in Liverpool in 1931 was of the rarest sort: a real-life killing that invoked some of the most well-worn tropes of Golden Age mystery fiction. Her husband, William Herbert Wallace, was the chief suspect, but the case confounded the courts—and enthralled the public. »9/24/15 10:00am