Tuesday, 20 December 2016

The Good Old Days: Poverty, Crime and Terror in Victorian LondonThe Good Old Days: Poverty, Crime and Terror in Victorian London by Gilda O'Neill
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Was the Victorian period really so good, was it so much better than the present day Britain. If you think so read about the East End of London in Victoria's day - the problems, the crime, the poverty.
I probably would have preferred that the information that was obtained from that era was actually incorporated into her text rather than as separate sections in the chapters.
But still an interesting read especially if you are interested in social history.
A NetGalley Book.

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