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The Italian Boy

Murder and Grave-Robbery in 1830s London

by Sarah Wise

  • 279 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Jonathan Cape .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7414660M
ISBN 100224071769
ISBN 109780224071765

Italian words for boy include ragazzo, maschio, figlio, garzone and ragazzetto. Find more Italian words at !


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Before his murder inthe "Italian boy" was one of thousands of orphans on the streets of London, begging among the livestock, hawkers, and con men. When his body was sold to a medical college, the suppliers were arrested for murder/5(27).

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