A historian of Victorian England, Sarah Wise has written for The Guardian, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday, and several magazines. She is the author of The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London and The Blackest Streets: The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum. She lives in London.
The Italian Boy
Henry Holt and Co.
A thrilling history of England's great metropolis at a point of great change, told through the story of a young vagrant murdered by "resurrection men"
Before his murder in 1831, the...