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By E. S. Thomson

The lips were darned closed with six lengthy, black, stitches. Clumsily done, they gave the face a crude deaths-head visual appeal, like a kid's drawing scrawled upon a wall . . .

1851, Angel Meadow Asylum. Dr Rutherford, critical health practitioner to the insane, is located lifeless, his head bashed in, his ears bring to a halt, his lips and eyes stitched closed. The police direct their realization in the direction of Angel Meadow's inmates, yet to Jem Flockhart and should Quartermain the crime is an act of calculated retribution, instead of of insanity.

To realize the reality Jem and may needs to pursue the tale in the course of the darkest corners of the town - from the depths of a infamous rookery, to the sordid rooms of London's brothels, the gallows, the graveyard, the convict fleet after which again to the asylum. In an international the place guilt and innocence, crime and atonement, insanity and cause, are bounded through hypocrisy, ambition and betrayal, Jem and may quickly locate themselves stuck up in an online of darkish secrets and techniques and hidden identities.

'Following on from the occasions of acclaimed debut Beloved Poison, Dark Asylum vividly portrays the Gothic horror and questionable technological know-how of Victorian psychological asylums in chilling aspect. Meticulously researched and masterfully plotted, E.S. Thomson has written a fancy, harrowing and hugely stress-free story' - Daily Express

'Here's a story of Victorian London to freeze your blood on a chilly winter's evening' - Evening Telegraph

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