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Discover all the foul facts about the Vile Victorians, including the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and about stag hunting in Paddington Station. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

©1994 Terry Deary & Martin Brown (P)2013 Scholastic UK

What listeners say about Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians

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Terry Deary is in my top 5 best authors!

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It was great fun but some of the voices were a bit scary. I liked the bit about the poor children’s games because they were funny. Good because I’m learning about the Victorians at school and it has given me some facts to tell my teacher.

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great and funny

amazing work Terry this book was great maybe not for bedtime though this was wonderful

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Excellent and entertaining

Kids listened to this during car journeys. Elicited many belly laughs. Great fun and informative! Will be getting more from this series.

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Vile Victorians By Terry Deary and Martin Brown

The Victorians really were vile espy in their every day life where the children were sent to work as a chimney sweep or worse still be sent to the workhouse.

I think that Terry Deary and Martin Brown have captured the vileness of Victorian England.

Many facts that you thought you knew actually weren’t the whole truth and many of the facts were gorier than your teachers tell you at school.

I also love how the authors have set this book in a history class and the main character knows a lot about the subject but the teacher isn’t really acknowledging his efforts. The teacher also gets annoyed when the main character works in a different way like making up a rhyme or a song so that he can remember facts about someone like Queen Victoria.

I highly recommend this book to gory stories about blood and diseases. Also to people who love brutal battles and crafty criminals.

I give this book 5 stars.

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Amazing

Listen to it when I go to sleep and if you want your children to learn while listening to a. Story then this book is incredible I recommend from children 8- 14 and now I Am telling people facts on what I learnt from this story .😃

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Not for 7 years olds

My 7 year old son hates this book because is was too horrible
Not good for 0/7 years old 🙁

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