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This review is from: The Devil in the Marshalsea (Hardcover)
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This is a really good book, it takes you to the seedier side of how people had to live and survive in the 18th century. The story focuses on Tom Hawkins, an educated man, the son of a preacher, who's love of gambling, wine, women and song gets him thrown into the debtors jail. Here Tom encounters all different types of people some of whom show him a different side to the debtors jail. Tom has the chance to gain his freedom by solving a murder that took place before he arrived at Marshalsea but I will tell you no more, read it for yourself.