The Madman and the Butcher

The Madman and the Butcher

The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"The sensational wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie". Cook, the Great War historian at the Canadian War Museum, tells the story of one of the most shocking and highly publicized libel trials in Canadian history. The war cost 60,000 Canadian lives. In its aftermath, Hughes, the war minister, accused Currie, who was the corps commander, of murderous incompetence.
Publisher: Toronto : Allen Lane Canada, c2010
ISBN: 9780670064038
Characteristics: viii, 472 p. : ill ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Mar 05, 2018

A book on what was the trial of the century in Canada. Well-written and informative. About two prominent Canadians about whom little is known anymore.

debwalker Jan 11, 2011

Finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at PPL

To Top