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Deep in the beak winter of 1846, Jersey is a very different place from today. It is home to tens of thousands of rough-and-ready sailors, who spend their time drinking, chasing loose women and gambling through the teeming and chaotic streets. The job of keeping order still falls to elected 'centeniers' - such as the respected and feared George Le Cronier. There have alread ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 2012 by Monday Books
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What could have been an interesting tale of life and crime in 19th century Jersey turned out to be an incredibly dull account that had me so bored I gave up and couldn't finish it.
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