Grim Almanac of Jack the Ripper's London

Grim Almanac of Jack the Ripper's London

eBook - 2007
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Jostling for position in this cornucopia of the criminal and the curious are diverse tales of baby farmers, garrotters, murderers, poisoners, prostitutes, pimps, rioters and rebels. Other tales tell of those who walked the poverty-stricken streets of 'the abyss', trying to earn a few honest coppers by the most unusual and desperate occupations, from tater man to tosher. This colourful cast of characters is accompanied by accounts of prisons and punishments, as well as a liberal smattering of funerals, executions, disasters and bizarre events. If it's horrible, if it's ghastly, if it's strange, its here - and if you have the stomach for it, then read on.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2007]
ISBN: 9780752496269
Branch Call Number: 942.1081 St
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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