Book trivia, Dickens, Charles, Life in the Long 19th Century, Oliver Twist, Words & phrases (Long 19th Century)

Vocabulary survival guide for Victorian London

Vocabulary you'll need to survive in Victorian London Perusing the Public Domain Review you may eventually stumble upon The London Guide & Stranger’s Safeguard against the Cheats, Swindlers, and Pickpockets (1819). 'A comprehensive guide to help the unwitting visitor avoid falling victim to the various and nefarious crimes abound in early 19th-century London.' The book… Continue reading Vocabulary survival guide for Victorian London

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Book reviews, Conrad, Joseph, Heart of Darkness, Writers

REVIEW: Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad (1899)

Stripped of fine motives and pious words we are left with the raw human condition.