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Grave-Robbers, Cut-Throats and Poisoners of London (Of London Series)

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London has been one of the richest breeding grounds for the master criminal, not least Jonathan Wild, self-appointed Thieftaker General, and London’s biggest crime lord. Who were the graverobbers and why did the craze for digging up corpses stop almost overnight? Why did so many Victorian children steal? Why was the petty thief Jack Sheppard such a huge celebrity in Georgi ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Tempus
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