The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley

I have never visited Manchester, let alone 19th century Manchester but via Angela Buckley’s book I have been plunged into the noisy, boisterous life of crime, drink and gambling in that crowded city in 1867.  It was in that year that Jerome Caminada first became a police constable.  Grandson of an Italian immigrant, his lifeContinue reading “The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley”