Victorian Prison Lives: English Prison Biography, 1830-1914

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Methuen, Jan 1, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 311 pages
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Priestly shows the workings of prisons in the nineteent century through the letters, diaries, and memoirs of the people actually involved. While the facts are not revolutionary, he brings such a personal connection to the details that make them alive and memorable in ways that others do not. Read full review

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