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Newgate: London's Prototype of Hell Kindle Edition
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It gives a great insight into life in general over the last few centuries and how our ever-changing penal code impacts on society in general.
Definitely worth a read.
This book has filled in the gaps, and now I realised I was probably walking over someone's grave. Someone who died, unloved, uncared for and unknown from diseases too horrible to contemplate.
Yet, to many, Newgate was the face of civilised incarceration for the wrongdoer.
Read this book and next time you walk past the Old Bailey, stop, think, and wonder - "Who is buried beneath me"?
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I am very well read on this subject and brotish history in general. buy this book had a few facts in it that i hadnt known about before. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
An excellent book, thrilling read from cover to cover, full of useful information that you would never associate with Newgate.Published on 7 July 2010 by CJ
After the reading tantalising references to Newgate Gaol in Catharine Arnold's book 'Bedlam, London and its mad' I searched Amazon for more information on the worst gaol in the... Read morePublished on 1 Jun. 2010 by A. D. Collins
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