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A Grim Almanac of Jack the Ripper's London

By Neil R Storey

9780750948593

ISBN: 9780750948593

Published: 24-08-2007


A Grim Almanac of Jack the Ripper's London

By Neil R Storey

ISBN: 9780750948593

Published: 24-08-2007

About This Book

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.

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