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The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London

Author: Sarah Wise
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Towards the end of 1831, the authorities unearthed a series of crimes at Number 3, Nova Scotia Gardens in East London that appeared to echo the notorious Burke and Hare killings in Edinburgh three  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Wise
ISBN: 1844133303 9781844133307
OCLC Number: 57574575
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2004.
Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2005
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Wise.

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