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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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Anthony Daniels is a British writer and retired physician (prison doctor and psychiatrist), who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple. He has also used the pen name Edward Theberton and two other pen names. Before his retirement in 2005 he worked as a doctor and psychiatrist in a hospital and nearby prison in a slum area in Birmingham.
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