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By Michael Paterson

The Victorian period has ruled the preferred mind's eye like no different interval, however the familiarity with later 19th-century tales and historical past has a tendency to provide us a distorted view. utilizing personality pix and key occasions, Paterson brings the area of Victorian Britain alive, from the existence of the aristocrats to the depths of the London slums.

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