Books That Kill: 3 Poisonous Renaissance Manuscripts Discovered in School Library

For all of you mystery writers, an interesting way to kill off some characters.

A researcher (carefully) holds one of the arsenic-poisoned books. The tome dates to the Renaissance, but was likely coated in arsenic paint by misguided Victorians.

Credit: University of Southern Denmark/ The Conversation

 

Source: Books That Kill: 3 Poisonous Renaissance Manuscripts Discovered in School Library

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