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The Covent Garden Ladies: Pimp General Jack & the Extraordinary Story of Harris' List

The Covent Garden Ladies: Pimp General Jack & the Extraordinary Story of Harris' List

Escrito por Hallie Rubenhold

Narrado por Lucy Rayner


The Covent Garden Ladies: Pimp General Jack & the Extraordinary Story of Harris' List

Escrito por Hallie Rubenhold

Narrado por Lucy Rayner

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3.5/5 (2 valoraciones)
Longitud:
11 horas
Publicado:
Oct 29, 2019
ISBN:
9781684575060
Formato:
Audiolibro

Descripción

The Covent Garden Ladies tells the story of Samuel Derrick, Jack Harris, and Charlotte Hayes, whose complicated and colorful lives were brought together by the publication of Harris' List, an infamous guidebook of prostitutes which detailed addresses, physical characteristics, and "specialties". The true history of the book is a tragicomedy motivated by poverty, passionate love, aspiration, and shame. Its telling plunges the listener down the dark alleys of 18th-century London's underworld, a realm populated by tavern owners, pimps, punters, card sharps, and of course, a colorful range of prostitutes and brothel-keepers.

Publicado:
Oct 29, 2019
ISBN:
9781684575060
Formato:
Audiolibro


Sobre el autor

HALLIE RUBENHOLD is a social historian whose expertise lies in rediscovering the stories of previously unknown women and episodes in history. The Five is the first full-length biography of the victims of Jack the Ripper to be published since 1888. By drawing upon a wealth of previously unseen archival material and adding a much-needed historical context to the victims’ lives, The Five promises to change the narrative of these murders forever.  

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