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Dickens, Charles - Great Expectations, e-bok

Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles


Among them are the kindly blacksmith Joe Gargery, the mysterious convict Abel Magwitch, the eccentric Miss Haversham and her beautiful ward Estella, Pip's good-hearted room-mate Herbert Pocket and the pompous Pumblechook. As Pip unravels the truth behind his own 'great

Gray, Tel / Mike Currie / - Ronnie Biggs - The Inside Story, e-bok

Ronnie Biggs - The Inside Story

Gray, Tel / Mike Currie /


Ronnie Biggs: The Inside Story, written by two of Ronnie Biggs’s closest friends and most ardent supporters, delivers exactly what it says on the label, giving a very personal, unique and yet disturbing insight into the mind and subsequent treatment…

Briggs, Steven - Criminology For Dummies<sup>&#174;</sup>, e-bok

Criminology For Dummies®

Briggs, Steven


Your thorough guide to comprehending and combating crime
Are you fascinated by criminology, forensics, and detective work? This you-are-there guide takes you deep into the world of crime, giving you a better understanding of the dark recesses of the…

Jensen, JD - Voyage of Terror, e-bok

Voyage of Terror

Jensen, JD


The sailing ship is loaded with convicts on their way to the dreaded Hell on earth penal colony of Port Cayonne. The captain is content to have the 100 men and 30 women supervised by the sadistic Madam Latour, herself a convict serving her out her parole,

Lang, John - Botany Bay, e-bok

Botany Bay

Lang, John


Written by Australia's 'first native born novelist' John Lang, this is a fascinating tale of the early years of Australian colonisation. It has been reprinted many times over the years, sometimes appearing as 'Clever Criminals' or 'Remarkable Convicts'.

Masterton, Bob - To Be a Slave, e-bok

To Be a Slave

Masterton, Bob


Still in their position as police officers, the couple are horrified at the all-too obvious differences in this alternative world; the shaving of the heads and bodies of those convicted, the mind-numbing toil of the capstan, the pony training, the slave galleys, the

Brown, Alyson - Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England, e-bok

Inter-war Penal Policy and Crime in England

Brown, Alyson


The Dartmoor Convict Prison Riot, 1932: Wild Happenings on the Moor
Alyson Brown
3. A Man Seeking Closure: Alexander Paterson, Du Parcq and Inter-war Penal Policy
Alyson Brown
4. Dartmoor Gaol Battle: The Dartmoor Riot as a National Media Event



Hassel, Sven


A special command from the convict regiment, wearing Russian uniforms, take over four Russian T-34 tanks. Remote reconnaissance far behind the Russian lines in Caucasus. The year is 1942. Hour for hour, the tanks roll eastward. Several times, Russian departments challenge them. We follow

Jessee, Erin - Negotiating Genocide in Rwanda, e-bok

Negotiating Genocide in Rwanda

Jessee, Erin


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Erin Jessee
2. An Official History: Commemorating “the 1994 Genocide of the Tutsi”
Erin Jessee
3. Memorial Staff: Between Official Narrative and Lived Experience
Erin Jessee
4. Genocide Survivors: Complicating the Official Narrative
Erin Jessee
5. Convicted