By Dean Kirby
Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most threatening slum of the economic Revolution. within the shadow of the world's first cotton mill, 30,000 souls trapped via poverty are scuffling with for survival because the British Empire is equipped upon their backs. Thieves and prostitutes go along with rats in overcrowded accommodation homes and deep cellars at the banks of a black river, the Irk. Gangs of 'scuttlers' stalk the streets in pointed, brass-tipped clogs. those that avoid their clutches are hunted down through cholera, typhoid and tuberculosis. Lawless consuming dens and a chilly slab within the useless condominium give you the purely reduction from a dirty and scary world.
In this surprising booklet, journalist Dean Kirby takes readers on a hair-raising trip during the gin palaces, alleyways and underground vaults of this 19th century Manchester slum thought of so diabolical it was once re-christened 'hell upon earth' by means of Friedrich Engels.
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'Dean Kirby has Angel Meadow in his blood' - Joseph O'Neill
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Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain's Most Savage Slum by Dean Kirby