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Were things really better in the ‘good old days’.

The Victorian era is often thought of as an age of propriety, inventions and the British stiff upper lip.

However, in a world of extremes between the rich and poor, for most people it was often hellish, violent and filled with death.

In The Good Old Days she reveals exactly what it was like for those on the streets that history has forgotten. Meet:

The madame whose mysterious East End chambers were visited nightly by the aristocracy.

The…


The Good Old Days Poverty Crime And Terror In Victorian London

ISBN 10 : 1541133277
ISBN 13 : 9781541133273

Were things really better in the 'good old days'. The Victorian era is often thought of as an age of propriety, inventions and the British stiff upper lip. However, in a world of e..


The Good Old Days

ISBN 10 : 0141019387
ISBN 13 : 9780141019383

The nineteenth century was a time of growing awareness of the existence of an impoverished underclass - a terrifying demi-monde of criminals, tarts and no-hope low lifes. Uniformed..


The Great Pearl Heist

ISBN 10 : 9781101613436
ISBN 13 : 1101613432

London, 1913. An exquisite strand of pale pink pearls, worth more than the Hope Diamond, has been bought by a Hatton Garden broker, capturing the attention of both jewelers and thi..


Love And Capital

ISBN 10 : 9780316191371
ISBN 13 : 031619137X

Brilliantly researched and wonderfully written, LOVE AND CAPITAL is a heartbreaking and dramatic saga of the family side of the man whose works would redefine the world after his d..


Eliminate The Impossible

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015082718803
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"Sherlock Holmes, arguably the most famous fictional private detective, is known to many purely through his appearances on film. However he had a life on the page long before he ma..


Crime And Criminals Of Victorian London

ISBN 10 : 1860773923
ISBN 13 : 9781860773921

In this fascinating exploration of the seedy underside of Victorian London, Adrian Gray provides a rich picture of the variety of criminal activity in the city...


The Seven Curses Of London

ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044011466620
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