The Wicked Boy

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The Wicked Boy
Author : Kate Summerscale
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Language : English
Release Date : 09 March 2017
ISBN : 9781408851166
Pages : 401 pages
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The Wicked Boy by Kate Summerscale Book PDF Summary

Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895, 13-year-old Robert Coombes and his 12-year-old brother Nattie set out from their small terraced house in East London to watch a cricket match at Lord's. Their father had gone to sea the previous Friday, the boys told their neighbours, and their mother was visiting her family in Liverpool. Over the next ten days Robert and Nattie spent extravagantly, pawning their parents' valuables to fund trips to the theatre and the seaside. But as the sun beat down on the Coombes house, a strange smell began to emanate from the building. When the police were called to investigate, the discovery they made sent the press into a frenzy of horror and alarm, and Robert and Nattie were swept up in a criminal trial that echoed the outrageous plots of the 'penny dreadful' novels that Robert loved to read. Kate Summerscale uncovers a true story of murder and morality.

The Wicked Boy

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