ONE HOT SUMMER: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858
Ashton mines Victorian letters, gossip, diaries, court records, newspapers, and other contemporary sources to uncover historically crucial moments in the lives of three main protagonists: Charles Dickens, Charles Darwin, and Benjamin Disraeli. She reveals invisible threads of connection between Londoners at every social level in 1858, bringing the celebrated city to life. 16 pages of illus.
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