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9 edition of The Italian Boy found in the catalog.

The Italian Boy

A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London

by Sarah Wise

  • 370 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Metropolitan Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London,
  • Poor,
  • History - General History,
  • England,
  • History,
  • Murder - General,
  • History: World,
  • Murder,
  • History / General,
  • Case studies,
  • Western Europe - General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • 19th century,
  • Body snatching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933010M
    ISBN 100805075372
    ISBN 109780805075373

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