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London"s Underworld

Three Centuries of Vice and Crime

by Fergus Linnane

  • 277 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Robson Books, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • True Crime,
  • Sociology,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Criminology,
  • ORGANIZED CRIME,
  • True Crime / Organized Crime,
  • Espionage

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8628799M
    ISBN 101861057423
    ISBN 109781861057426
    OCLC/WorldCa56539420

    The Underworld book series by Greg Cox includes books Underworld, Underworld: Blood Enemy, Underworld: Evolution, and several more. See the complete Underworld series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.


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