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The Surgeon Of Crowthorne

Lambeth belonged administratively, at least until 1888, to the county of Surrey – meaning that the relatively strict laws that applied to the capital’s citizens did not apply to anyone who ventured, via one of the new bridges like Waterloo, Blackfriars, Westminster or Hungerford, into the wen of Lambeth. The village thus became fast known as a site of revelry and abandon, a place where public houses and brothels and lewd theatres abounded, and where a man could find entertainment of all kinds – and disease of all varieties – for no more than a handful of pennies.

High Rise

Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog, Dr Robert Laing reflected on the unusual events...

Galapagos

Mary Hepburn and the Captain had good teeth when they arrived on Santa Rosalia, although they were...

Brown

Of course, I did spare a thought for a little boy I’d seen earlier that day. He was kneeling...

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