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Things in Jars

by Jess Kidd - £8.99  Canongate Books Ltd (2020)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781786893772 | ISBN 10: 1786893770

The gripping Victorian detective novel from the Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author.
 
The case of the extraordinary child...
 
London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age. To recover a stolen child, Bridie must enter the dark world of medical curiosities. The public love a spectacle and this child may well prove the most remarkable spectacle London has ever seen.
 
Things in Jars is a Victorian novel unlike any other, one that explores what it is to be human in inhumane times.

(Price & availability last checked: January 2020)

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