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144477543X
The devil in the Marshalsea, Antonia Hodgson
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Author: Hodgson, Antonia
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Classification: HIS
Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444775433 144477543X
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Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton
London, 1727 - and Tom Hawkins is about to fall from his heaven of card games, brothels and coffee-houses into a hell of a debtor's prison. The Marshalsea is a savage world of its own, with simple rules: those with family or friends who can lend them a little money may survive in relative comfort. Those with none will starve in squalor and disease. And those who try to escape will suffer a gruesome fate at the hands of the gaol's ruthless governor and his cronies. The trouble is, Tom Hawkins has never been good at following rules
Audience: Teen readers
Additional information: xiv, 384 pages
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Talking book - CD:The devil in the Marshalsea:2014
Large print:The devil in the Marshalsea:2016
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London, Hodder, 2014
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A macabre and historically realistic portrait of life in Marshalsea before Dickens time.Not a book for those with a delicate disposition!
14/03/19
johnwickens
West Sussex
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The devil in the Marshalsea
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Large print:The devil in the Marshalsea:2016
Author: Hodgson, Antonia
Year 2016
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Clipper Large Print Books
Resource type: Physical
653 pages (large print) (pbk)
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Hardback:The last confession of Thomas Hawkins:2015
Author: Hodgson, Antonia
Year 2015
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Hbk
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Paperback:A death at Fountains Abbey:2017
Author: Hodgson, Antonia
Year 2017
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder
Resource type: Physical
352 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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