Things in Jars

£8.99

London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age. To recover a stolen child, Bridie must enter the dark world of medical curiosities. The public love a spectacle and this child may well prove the most remarkable spectacle London has ever seen.

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A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN DAILY EXPRESS, I AND IRISH INDEPENDENT

‘Thrilling, mysterious, twisted’ Graham Norton

‘Utterly mesmerising . . . A triumph’ New York Times Book Review
‘Delivers chills galore’ Guardian


The case of the extraordinary child . . .

London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age. To recover a stolen child, Bridie must enter the dark world of medical curiosities. The public love a spectacle and this child may well prove the most remarkable spectacle London has ever seen.

Things in Jars is a Victorian novel unlike any other, one that explores what it is to be human in inhumane times.

Additional information

Weight 0.277 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

408

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K