Lost In Long Forgotten London - If you got lost in the six volumes of Walter Thornbury’s London Old & New you might never find your way out again. Published in the eighteen-seventies, they recall a London which had already vanished in atmospheric engravings that entice the viewer to visit the dirty, shabby, narrow labyrinthine streets leading to Thieving Lane, by way of Butcher’s Row and Bleeding Heart Yard.
Lia's abduction into the stews of London: ~At one point she’d nudged her hood up to take in her surroundings, only to earn another slap to the back of her head. After that—and after her ears stopped ringing—she simply listened, straining for clues to their route. Unfortunately, the rumble of the carriage wheels on the cobblestones blunted her hearing.~