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An exhilarating story of homicide and intrigue in Victorian London, that includes Detective Harry Pilgrim. excellent for lovers of Ripper highway and The Mangle highway Murders.

London 1850. A urban of contrasts. Of medical marvels, poverty, ailment and dying. while Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a girl in a Hackney cab, the case turns out undemanding – till the single suspect is located murdered in his phone. Pilgrim is hindered in his research through his personal darkish previous – a useless son and a lacking spouse – and in addition through the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who's serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his magazine 'Household Words'. The case becomes a dangerous video game of cat and mouse. yet who's the cat and who the mouse?

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An Act of Mercy

An exhilarating story of homicide and intrigue in Victorian London, that includes Detective Harry Pilgrim. ideal for fanatics of Ripper highway and The Mangle highway Murders.

London 1850. A urban of contrasts. Of medical marvels, poverty, sickness and loss of life. while Detective Sergeant Harry Pilgrim (one of London’s first police detectives) discovers the corpse of a girl in a Hackney cab, the case turns out basic – till the single suspect is located murdered in his cellphone. Pilgrim is hindered in his research by way of his personal darkish prior – a lifeless son and a lacking spouse – and likewise via the well-meaning interference of Charles Dickens, who's serialising Pilgrim's adventures in his magazine 'Household Words'. The case becomes a perilous video game of cat and mouse. yet who's the cat and who the mouse?

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But let us now return to the year 1964 and rejoin the search for the ultimate lowest-order perfect square. It had to contain at least 20 smaller squares and, by virtue of Willcocks' amazing discovery, could contain at most only 24 such squares. But where was it, and what did it look like? The general procedure of squaring rectangles had ground to a halt since the computers available in 1964 were just not capable of generating all the solutions for order 20 in an acceptable time span or at a tolerable expense.

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