Reviews and Blog Posts: Victorian London

The professor's daughter

by Joann Sfar

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Sfar writes a fun, zany story and Emmanuel Guibert gives it life with perfectly matched graphic art. When Egyptologist Professor Bowell leaves town on business, his daughter Lillian and prized mummy Imhotep IV decide to spend the day together exploring Victorian London. On the surface, Lillian and Imhotep IV don't seem to have much...

Dodger a thrilling adventure of bravery and wit

by Terry Pratchett

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Dodger is the story of a 17 year-old king of the sewers (a "tosher") in Victorian England; a young man with his own ideas of right and wrong. Those ideas land him in a tight spot when he is forced to rescue a young woman in distress. His efforts to...

The Whitechapel conspiracy : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel

by Anne Perry

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In the 21st installment of the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, Superintendent Pitt gives testimony of circumstantial evidence which helps convict a respected soldier to hang for the murder of a republican scholar. This sets off a chain of events which uncovers not one, but two conspiracies regarding the rulership of...

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