The London Underworld in the Victorian Period – Authentic First-Person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes

Social science

Henry Mayhew

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 412 pages

File size: 2.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A fascinating history of the underbelly of London at the end of the 19th century. A collection of articles written by intrepid journalists wishing to see how the rest of London lived, interviewing prostitutes, thieves, mud larks and every kind of character found among the gas lit slums. Statistics that are heartbreaking and a few stories that are humorous, this is a perfect book for anybody interested in hearing the voices of London that have been long forgotten.