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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.

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Eleanor Rigby

Eleanor RigbyDouglas Coupland; 4th Estate 2004WorldCat•LibraryThing•Google Books•BookFinder  “Guns shooting at loaves of bread.” “Coyotes stumbling down an empty freeway. Eyes are...

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The Outsider

The trigger gave. I felt the underside of the polished butt and it was there, in that sharp but...

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