Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Season With Dickens, Darwin and Disraeli

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If you’re having a hard time of it during this sweltering season, just be glad you didn’t live in London in 1858. That summer, the Thames, coursing with the city’s raw sewage, made life intolerable for residents, including members of Parliament, who worked right beside the river’s stench.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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