2 edition of Some mid-Victorian thrillers found in the catalog.
Some mid-Victorian thrillers
Peter David Edwards
Delivered Sept. 17, 1970. Includes bibliography.
|Series||University of Queensland. Inaugural lectures|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||34 p. illus. ;|
|Number of Pages||34|
Sep 7, - Explore iankoselig's board "Books Worth Reading", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Book worth reading, Worth reading pins. Mid-Victorian Britain explains how these changes affected family life in Britain, from matchgirls, prostitutes and workhouses to tea parties, jet mourning jewellery and the leisure revolution. Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC ISBN: Number of pages: 88 Weight: g Dimensions: x x 10 mmAuthor: Christine Garwood. D. E. Meredith (DM): A journalist called Henry Mayhew provides the Tardis for most nineteenth century-ists and he certainly helped me immerse myself in the sights, sounds and smells of mid Victorian London. He was a journalist who wrote a series of newspaper articles about the rookeries – or slums – during the s. Wilkie Collins' "The Woman in White" is a great read--a creepy and funny mystery novel with multiple narrators, one of which is one of the strongest female characters I've ever come across in Victorian fiction. Unlike some of the other IMDB critics of this film version, though, I read it only after seeing the BBC production.
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Monk has a fascinating backstory, and I recommend them all. The gritty world of mid-Victorian England is portrayed amazingly well and the characters are true to life.
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