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|Statement||by Henry Mayhew ; edited by Peter Quennell.|
|Contributions||Quennell, Peter, 1905-|
London's Underworld takes us on the nightmarish last journeys of condemned criminals to the gallows at Tyburn. We enter death-trap eighteenth century prisons, one of which the novelist Henry Fielding described as a 'prototype of hell'. We walk the. Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbe.
Underworld is a novel published in by Don DeLillo.A best-seller that was nominated for the National Book Award and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize, it is often regarded as DeLillo's supreme achievement. In , a survey of eminent authors and critics conducted by The New York Times found Underworld the runner-up for the best work of American fiction of the past 25 years; the novel Author: Don DeLillo. Underworld London traces these developments, from the highway robberies of the eighteenth century, made possible by the constant traffic of wealthy merchants in and out of the city, to the beatings, slashings and poisonings of the Victorian era. Get our latest book recommendations, author news, competitions, offers, and other information Released on: Aug
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Underworld London: Crime and Punishment in the Capital City by Catharine Arnold is a wonderful introduction to crime and punishment in London from the early times through the modern day. This extremely well-written book brings to life the characters (both cop Londons underworld book criminal) who made a mark on the history of crime in London/5.
This book is exactly what it claims to be - an authentic study of the London Underworld in the middle of the 19th century. And it does so very well. It is an interesting read, showing a world (thankfully) long gone - not written to be sensational but to give a true picture /5.
Fergus Linnane's "London's Underworld" is a brilliantly written book spanning three centuries of London's vice and crime.
It cleverly draws up a picture of the twisting, turning passageways that were once London's streets, uncovering its secret criminals like Jonathan Wild and Jack Shepherd and describing in detail how they came to find themselves at Newgate Prison and eventually hanging at /5(6).
An Londons underworld book book written in dealing with London and its underworld, or underclass. He includes both the criminal underworld and the poor.
Well researched as he was secretary of the Howard Association, which was involved with the the London underworld/5(6).
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Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman Gaiman’s debut remains a novel you have to mention if you’re discussing alternative, re-imagined Londons. In it, a businessman slips down into the magical underworld beneath London, and while the city itself is just the regular old city you might actually visit, Gaiman’s imagination creates an incredible fantasy world just under the streets, based on the tube Author: Jeff Somers.
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London: Bracken,© (OCoLC) Document Type. LONDON’S UNDERWORLD and pickpocketing seems to have been endemic in the crowded London streets.
Linnane explicates underworld slang, from highwaymen and garrotters to rookeries and peelers. He also traces the rise of London’s gangs and their charismatic leaders: Jack Spot, Billy Hill, the Sabinis and the Kray twins, all intent on Author: Fergus Linnane.
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The underworld of London by Felstead, Sidney Theodore, Publication date Topics Crime and criminals -- England London Publisher London: Murray Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.
26 Addeddate Call numberPages: Peter Quennell LONDON'S UNDERWORLD 1st Edition 2nd Printing Hardcover London William Kimber Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Several chips and tears to front, back and spine of jacket along with some edge wear.
Some notes from owner on Rating: % positive. It was quite interesting to read about London's underworld from a contemporary source. The personal stories of destitute Londoners really shed some light on how people lived. However, the author's viewpoints are now very outdated and honestly somewhat offensive/5(21).
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The London Underworld in the Victorian Period: v. 1: Authentic First-person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes by Henry Mayhew | 28 Oct out of 5 stars.
Longtime underworld figure in the London underworld. A partner of Jack Spot during the s, he also organised the Eastcastle St.
postal van robbery in and a £40, bullion heist in David Hunt (gangster) –present s–present "The Hunt Syndicate". MARRIAGE IN THE UNDERWORLD.
Young folk marry and are given in marriage at a very early age in the underworld. Their own personal poverty and thousands of warning examples are not sufficient to deter them. Strange to say, their own parents encourage them, and, more strange still, upperworld people of education and experience lend a willing hand.London's Underworld by Mayhew, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at