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Anatomy of Evil: a review

Title: Anatomy of Evil (Barkder and Llewellyn, book 7)

Author: Will Thomas

There’s an unwritten rule that any Victorian crime series must have a Jack the Ripper episode. 203 more words

Book Review

10 islands in the Thames – 7. Eel Pie Island...

And so we come to one of the most curiously named, yet perhaps most famous, of all the Thames islands in London.

First, to the name.  492 more words

Twentieth Century

Facing the Unknown

In one of Ethel Gabain’s haunting lithographs for an elegant, folio sized, 1923 limited edition, Jane Eyre stands alone at Whitcross and looks back longingly towards the familiar life she has left behind. 491 more words

Charlotte Bronte

Book review: Nicola Slade, Murder Most Welcome

Series: The Charlotte Richmond Mysteries Book 1

Genre: Historical cosy mystery

Release Date: This edition Feb 2018 First Ed:2008

Publisher: Williams & Whiting Publishing

Outwardly a grieving young Victorian widow, Charlotte Richmond is concealing some scandalous secrets when she arrives at Finchbourne Manor to start a new life with her husband’s family. 935 more words

Historical Fiction

Bernhard Museum

The Wine Cellar at Bernhard Museum is part of the museum that includes objects from everyday Victorian life, wagons, and artifacts related to the 9th-century winemaking. 13 more words

Finessed Photos

Avant-Garde: The Pre-Raphaelites

Charles Baudelaire

“Artists should look at the reality and brutality of modern life in all its colour, nature with all its imperfections – that should be the challenge to the modern painter not the didactic idealization of the past. 915 more words

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