Books tagged: poor law

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Famine in Kilrush - An Inquiry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
December 1849, Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. A Reporter has been despatched to investigate reports of distress and starvation. It is the period now known as The Great Irish Famine. There is no food, no shelter and the Board of Guardians, charged with relieving distress, have run out of money.
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.