The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London
Publish date: 2014-07-15
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 545
Edition language: English
I love the Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes. He is Sherlock. The one flaw in the wonderful series is that the London is too clean. Apparently really too clean. So is the London in Ripper Street. I have never been so thankful for modern plumbing before. Or the fact that I can go into a c...
Judith Flanders wrote Inside the Victorian Home, which pondered what exactly went on in each room of a Victorian house (leaving the question of why Jane Carlyle had 10 dining chairs in her bedroom unanswered, alas); this book is the companion, looking at the Victorian street, where so much of public...