The 19th Century Time Travel Bundle from FishesEye Publishing
Kill or Curare - a historical novel of crime and conspiracy, by Nigel Woodhead
May 1897. Wit and homosexual playwright
Oscar Wilde, just released from two years in prison, arrives in Dieppe,
Normandy, under the assumed name of Sebastian Melmoth. Notorious,
disgraced, suicidal. Bent on vengeance against the society figures who
have ruined him, including the mad Marquis of Queensbury...
All of the key characters have secrets, critical personality faults – addictions, amnesia, perversions, money problems, madness - making each of them credible, motivated suspects for blackmail and murder. Several casually use hard drugs, poisons even, for pleasure or as patent medicines. And the summer passes in an alcoholic haze...
Voyagers and Voyeurs, by Nigel Woodhead
Travel back in time to the gas-lit bars and cabarets of Bohemian
Paris! A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Long before
Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen
Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde,
travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious
customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining
about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty
Plus...People of the Abyss, By Jack London, 1903
A travelogue with a difference! In 1902 the American novelist Jack London went underground in England's capital, to provide an eye-witness narrative of the shocking squalor of the notorious East End. He found that for the poor and criminal classes, little had changed since the grim days of Queen Victoria's reign. The first edition sold out with twenty four hours.
Jack London's evocative narrative is offered in this ebook edition unabridged, enhanced with hyperlinks, period illustrations, maps & biographical notes, plus mock parhchment paper effect.
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A naughty selection of Victorian erotic images - postcards, prints, drawings...
"a veritable peepshow through the keyhole"
Also from FishesEye:
Yankees in Gaslight Britain, by Nigel Woodhead
Travel back in time to the foggy, gas-lit Victorian London of Dickens, Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper. Visit all the famous sights and landmarks, plus pubs, gin-palaces, music halls and East End slums; ride in horse-drawn cabs and omnibuses.
Relations” in the 19th Century
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