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The young men who shocked Victorian England.

Author: Neil McKenna
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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28th April 1870. The flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre. All eyes are riveted upon their lascivious oglings of the gentlemen in the stalls. Moments later they are led away by the police. What followed was a scandal that shocked and titillated Victorian England in equal measure.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ernest Boulton; Frederick William Park
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil McKenna
ISBN: 9780571231904 057123190X
OCLC Number: 879334498
Description: 280 pages ; 22 cm

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