By Kate Riordan
A London homicide secret according to a real historic Crime
George Woolfe is a tender operating classification East London printmaker within the early 1900’s. annoyed by way of the limitations of his type and station, he sees a chance to flee while he unintentionally meets Charles sales space, writer of 1 of the main complete social surveys of London ever undertaken. yet this auspicious come across has tragic results for George who, inside six months, is charged with the homicide of a tender lady. yet did he do it?
Set on the dawning of a brand new century, while the inflexible type and gender obstacles of the Victorian age have been quickly to shift and realign, Birdcage stroll is a ancient novel that vividly brings to existence a real-life Edwardian homicide and the prospective miscarriage of justice that it
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