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The battered body beneath the flagstones & other Victorian scandals

Title
The battered body beneath the flagstones & other Victorian scandals / Michelle Morgan.
Author
Morgan, Michelle, 1970-
Publication
London : Robinson, 2018.

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Details

Description
xii, 336 pages; 24 cm
Alternative Title
Victorian scandals
Subjects
Genre/Form
History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Call Number
JFE 18-8470
ISBN
  • 9781472139474
  • 147213947X
OCLC
1041006221
Author
Morgan, Michelle, 1970- author.
Title
The battered body beneath the flagstones & other Victorian scandals / Michelle Morgan.
Publisher
London : Robinson, 2018.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
A grisly book dedicated to the crimes, perversions and outrages of Victorian England, covering high-profile offences as well as lesser-known transgressions that scandalised the Victorian era. The tales include the story of a teenager who married an actress, only to be shipped off to Australia by his disgusted parents; and the Italian ice-cream man who only meant to buy his sweetheart a hat but ended up proposing marriage instead. Also present is the gruesome story of the murder of Patrick O'Connor, who was shot in the head and buried under the kitchen flagstones by his lover Maria Manning and her husband, Frederick...--Summary from CD jacket.
Chronological Term
1800-1901
Added Title
Victorian scandals
Research Call Number
JFE 18-8470
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