Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Brighton Crime and Vice 1800 - 2000 by Douglas D'Enno

Brighton has a dark side - it has a well-deserved reputation as a hotbed of crime. Robbery, violence, murder and every type of vice have flourished in this seaside town. And in this compelling book, Douglas d'Enno records, in graphic detail, two centuries of this criminal history in all its shocking variety. Using a convenient A to Z format, he documents crimes against theperson and against property - murders, assaults, rapes, thefts and cases of arson are prominent among them. The subterranean world of vice is catalogued here. Prostitution is covered, of course, but also public immorality of all kinds, intimidation, racketeering, blackmail and official corruption, including scandals implicating the Brighton police. Also featured is an astonishing range of other offences, from desertion and addiction, drug smuggling and drug dealing to impersonation and embezzlement, threatening behaviour and delinquency of all kinds. This unique guide to Brighton's underworld will be an essential work of reference for readers who want to learn about the town's hidden history and for those who are fascinated by the circumstances and the psychology of crime.

Buy Brighton Crime and Vice 1800 - 2000 by Douglas D'Enno from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781845630300
ISBN-10: 1845630300
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 170mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Wharncliffe Books
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Brighton Crime and Vice 1800 - 2000 by Douglas D'Enno

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Brighton Crime and Vice 1800 - 2000 book by Douglas D'Enno and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Douglas D'Enno

Fisherman Against the Kaiser by Douglas D'Enno
Hardback, March 2010
$52.19 $57.99
Sussex Coast Through Time by Douglas D'Enno
Paperback, April 2012
$30.30 $33.67
Sussex Through Time by Douglas D'Enno
Paperback, September 2013