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The streets
The streets
Quinn, Anthony, 1964-2015
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London, 1882. David Wildeblood arrives from Norfolk to work for journalist Henry Marchmont, who wants him to record the standard of living in the Somers Town slum, in order to show the stark realities of London poverty. As David learns the slang of the hawkers, scavengers and mobsmen, he is exposed to the everyday squalor and destitution. A dinner at his godfather's Kensington home introduces him to a cabal of prominent citizens plotting a radical solution to the problem of London's poor. When David realises that a conspiracy is afoot, he finds his life in danger...
Main title:
The streets / Anthony Quinn.
Edition:
Large print edition.
Imprint:
Oxford [England] : Isis, 2014
Collation:
406 pages ; 24 cm.
Series title:
ISBN:
9780753192559
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham Library ExpressLarge PrintLP QUINIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 02 Jul 2019)
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