Skip to Content
Language Language
English English
Expand your search
Author
Language
Media
1408851148
Book:The Wicked Boy: The mystery of a victorian child murderer:2016 The Wicked Boy: The mystery of a victorian child murderer
Loading...
Author: Summerscale, Kate
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media Book
Classification: 364.1523
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2016
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1408851148 9781408851142
Notes:
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 te
Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Selected rating Provide rating Provide rating
Loading...
Other formats
Book:The wicked boy, the mystery of a Victorian child murderer:2017
Talking book - MP3:The Wicked Boy, The mystery of a Victorian child murderer:2016:MP3 CD Unabridged ed
Available: 1
No. of reservations: 0

Availability

Loading...
Reviews
Another fine book from Kate Summerscale. Although not quite the mystery of 'Mr Whicher' - the premise of the book is known from the outset - the interest and suspense builds exponentially. The middle of the book is more of an exposition on the penal system at the turn of the 20th Century and how it dealt with murderers, and other criminals, who were incarcerated as opposed to being hanged. However, Summerscale resolves the book in a most satisfactory way. I read this over three days as it kept me engrossed and, like a good mystery, I had to get to the end.
17/05/16
gareth.harris9@ntlworld.com
Bromleybc
Titles by same author
1408851164
Loading...
Book:The wicked boy, the mystery of a Victorian child murderer:2017
Author: Summerscale, Kate
Year 2017
Language: English
Media Book
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
400p, illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) (pbk)
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Talking book - MP3
1408831244
Loading...
Book:Mrs Robinson's Disgrace, The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady:2013
Author: Summerscale, Kate
Year 2013
Language: English
Media Book
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
303p (Pbk)
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
0747596484
Loading...
Book:The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, or The Murder at Road Hill House:2009
Author: Summerscale, Kate
Year 2009
Language: English
Media Book
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
400p (Pbk)
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1510034560
Loading...
Large print:The Wicked Boy, The mystery of a victorian child murderer:2016
Author: Summerscale, Kate, 1965-
Year 2016
Language: English
Media Large print
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Clipper Large Print Books
Resource type: Physical
384 pages (large print) (Pbk)
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
1408418703
Loading...
Talking book - Cassette:The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, or, The murder at Road Hill House:2009
Author: Summerscale, Kate, 1965-
Year 2009
Language: English
Media Talking book - Cassette
Publisher: Chivers Audio
Resource type: Physical
10hrs 30mins. - 10. - Cassettes
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
More editions / formats: Book Talking book - CD
Account