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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
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Jan 10, 10

Read in January, 2010

Engrossing + educational, a perfect combination! The author weaves together a compelling real life murder mystery with detailed historical contextualization, explaining notions of privacy within the Victorian family, as well as how detectives became an object of fascination in the middle 1800s.
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