Beneath the respectable surface of Victorian England lay a criminal world as diverse, turbulent and vicious as any. This begins by looking at that age and its penal methods and it then recreates the showmen, religious fakes, garrotters, pickpockets, prostitutes and magsmen who thronged the murky rookeries and "lays" of the cities.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140139702