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A Victorian Murderer in London

Blog Category: Books

Think of the Victorian Era and you’ll no doubt find your brain assailed by Dickensian images of steam trains, top hats and small children with a glint in their eye and your watch in their pocket. It was also the … Continue reading

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A Literary Graph of Murder

Blog Category: Books, Media

What does this graph tell us? It’s meant to show the frequency of the terms murder and homicide in English books from the time of ‘Jack the Ripper’ to the present day. The answer is probably ‘not much’ – apart … Continue reading

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