A Body in Westminster Abbey

A Body in Westminster Abbey London in the 1850s presents the Great Exhibition, the building of the new Houses of Parliament and the creation of the modern Victoria Street. Yet it is also hosts a world of sweated labour and social inequality. Westminster Abbey experiences its own changes and tensions at that time under the eccentric Dean, William Buckland. When the body of a middle-aged chorister is found in the Abbey, the new Detective branch, at Scotland Yard, is at loggerheads with the Metropolitan Police. Why would anyone want to kill Thomas Marshall? Why, when someone has admitted the murder, and been convicted at the Old Bailey, does the case remained unsolved? In which of the various aspects of his life has Thomas given anyone a desire to get rid of him? You will discover both the splendour and the seedy nature of Victorian London, explore the various aspects of Thomas’s life and encounter a world of intrigue and tension. Eventually you’ll discover why some people wanted rid of Thomas Marshall.
ISBN: 9781835970027
Type: Paperback
Pages: 274
Published: 15 December 2023
Price: $12.95

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