Radclive plied his trade from the early 1890s to his retirement in 1911. This rare picture shows him officiating at the execution of Stanislaus LaCroix in Hull, Quebec, on March 21, 1902. Photo courtesy of Library and Archives Canada

Radclive plied his trade from the early 1890s to his retirement in 1911. This rare picture shows him officiating at the execution of Stanislaus LaCroix in Hull, Quebec, on March 21, 1902.

Photo courtesy of Library and Archives Canada

Players in the Deadly Game of Hangman in Canada

the hangman

The main players are all assembled….And standing by on the sidelines, waiting for his turn, is the most contentious participant of them all: the hangman.

The game is on.

Excerpted from Drop Dead by Lorna Poplak Copyright © Lorna Poplak, 2017

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