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The City’s Sacred Victim

Cutting its way through Tower Hamlets in the heart of the East End, the road had long held a bad reputation, being close to the old Execution Dock in Wapping where pirates were left hanging to rot...

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The Real Harry Flashman

Sellon enlisted at sixteen and spent several years in India. There he developed a taste for prostitutes and the bored wives of officers and diplomats...

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Looking into Hell

During a visit in the winter of 1918, Rider Haggard – who believed in reincarnation – asked Rudyard Kipling if he thought the earth was one of the hells. His old friend replied that he did not think this, he was certain of it...

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