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Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945
A child of the Jago / Arthur Morrison ; edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Miles
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012
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 4th Floor  PR5089.M7 C5 1993    IN TRANSIT
Subject London (England) -- Fiction
Subject(s) Young men -- Conduct of life -- Fiction
Poverty -- Fiction
Crime -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Physical Description xxxvii, 217 p. : map ; 20 cm
Summary Dicky Perrott is used to a life of poverty, crime and violence. Living in the worst of Victorian London's east end slums called the Jago, gang warfare and deaths are commonplace. Thievery is the only way to survive. Dicky can only dream of becoming a high mobsman in the Jago, until Father Sturt's efforts to improve conditions there offers him a different path to take in life
Series Oxford world's classics
Alternate Author Miles, Peter

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