[PDF] ✐ The Night in Question ⚦ Laurie Graham – Sigilo.us

[PDF] ✐ The Night in Question  ⚦ Laurie Graham – Sigilo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • The Night in Question
  • Laurie Graham
  • 03 October 2017
  • 1782069747

The Night in Question Dot Allbones Was The Youngest Of Her Large Midlands Family With No Beauty, And Few Prospects, She Was Lucky To Discover A Lucrative Talent She Can Make People Laugh Now The Queen Of London S Music Hall Stage, Dot Feels She S Not Done Badly She Has Her Audience, Her Independence, And Enough Money For Champagne A Good Life Pretty, Popular Orphan Kate Eddowes Was An Unlikely Childhood Friend For Dot The Older Girl S Beauty Was Bound To Take Her Places, And Sure Enough Kate Soon Left, Lured Away By Love And The Prospect Of Adventure A Chance Encounter On A London Street Years Later Makes It Clear That Kate S Life Has Not Gone According To Plan Though Poor And Alone, She Retains Her Indomitable Spirit But This Is Whitechapel In 1888, And The Shadowy Streets Are No Place For A Desperate Woman To WanderWith Her Inimitable Sharpness And Wry Wit, Laurie Graham Brings To Life The Bustling Pleasures And Not So Hidden Dangers Of Life In A Crowded City With Its Extremes Of Poverty And Wealth And All The While, In The Shadows, Lurks The Lacerating Threat Of The Ripper.

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10 thoughts on “The Night in Question

  1. says:

    Miss Dot Allbones is a comic who lives in Victoria Park, but spent her childhood years in Wolverhampton Once married, Dot is now an independent woman she enjoys the friendship of amorous journalist Tom Bullen, the company of her young lodger, Valentine St John, and the warm familiar comfort of her relationship with manager Monty Hyams Dot s only real concern is that once she has left the bright stage and emerged into the dark, London night, one of the three men she shares her life with are ab Miss Dot Allbones is a comic who lives in Victoria Park, but spent her childhood years in Wolverhampton Once married, Dot is now an independent woman she enjoys the friendship of amorous journalist Tom Bullen, ...

  2. says:

    I have had a lovely time, meeting Miss Dot Allbones, in London, in the late 1880s.She was a music hall performer, a singer and a comedienne, and I warmed to her from the start I learned that she had risen from humble beginnings, in the Midlands that she had been encouraged when she showed signs of talent at a very young age and, though she had been married, she was happy that she could support herself in her own home in Victoria Park.That isn t to say that she didn t enjoy the company of men I have had a lovely time, meeting Miss Dot Allbones, in London, in the late 1880s.She was a music hall performer, a singer and a comedienne, and I warmed to her from the start I learned that she had risen from humble beginnings, in the Midlands that she had been encouraged when she showed signs of talent at a very young age and, though she had been married, she was happy that she could support herself in her own home in Victoria Park.That isn t to say that she didn t enjoy the company of men she enjoyed an intimate...

  3. says:

    Told from the perspective of a theatre hall artiste, Dot Allbones, the readers are taken on a journey through the streets of London in 1888, as the police fruitlessly try to keep up with, what would be later dubbed, the Ripper Killings There are a lovely array of cast members Ida was a favourite, with her catty remarks who add a rich layer to the threads of the story The sparring between Dot and Ammonia is all thehilarious when a rather large and unexpected bombshell is dropped o Told from the perspective of a theatre hall artiste, Dot Allbones, the readers are taken on a journey through the streets of London in 1888, as the police fruitlessly try to...

  4. says:

    The Night in Question is surely the best kind of historical novel It s smart, amusing, well planned in terms of plot and meticulously researched so that it immerses the reader deep into what could be called alternative Victorian times Set among music hall artistes of the era, who in effect breached both ends of the social spectrum many came from poor backgrounds, but some rose to well paid stardom it focuses on doyenne of comedy Dot Allbones and her wonderful, rambunctious circle of friends The Night in Question is surely the best kind of historical novel It s smart, amusing, well planned in terms of plot and meticulously researched so that it immerses the reader deep into what could be called alternative Victorian times Set among music hall artistes of the era, who in effect breached both ends of the social spectrum many came from poor backgrounds, but some rose to well paid stardom it focuses on doyenne of comedy Dot Allbones and her wonderful, rambunctious circle of friends The plot takes place at the time when Jack The Ripper dominated the Victorian headlines, becoming effectively the first celebrated serial killer Dot is doing quite well, as she says herself, with top billing in som...

  5. says:

    Writers are always told to start their novel with a hook an intriguing premise to make the reader want to read on Laurie Graham doesn t need a hook , because her characters are always so real and engaging, you read to get to know them All Dot Allbones does, for most of this book, is lead her life as a music hall entertainer but I was captivated anyway.I would ve liked it evenif it had been purely fictional As it was, I was disappointed when it turned out to be about the Ripper mu ...

  6. says:

    Laurie Graham is at her inimitable best in this novel about Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel murders With a judicious mix of fact and fiction, she takes the reader back to the time and explores what it must have been like for those living and working in the area Dot Allbones, her heroine, is a music hall performer with a sharp wit and a pragmatic attitude to life Through h...

  7. says:

    A Jack the Ripper tale from a very different perspective Great characters, solid research.

  8. says:

    British author Laurie Graham s new historical novel, The Night in Question , is about the Jack the Ripper murders in London But like many of Graham s previous works, the protagonist is not the historical figure, Jack, but a bystander to the story, an actress called Dot Allbones Dot is a 40ish music hall artiste , known for her comedic work in the theater She lives in Whitechapel, the area the Ripper operates in and even knows one of the victims, a f...

  9. says:

    Dot Allbones has made a success of her life in the music halls of London She has three gentlemen friends who often escort her home from the theatre Tom is a journalist, Monty is her agent and Valentine is her lodger One night she bumps into a woman who lived in the same street as her when she was a child in Wolverhampton Kate Eddowes has fallen on hard times and Dot feels sorry for her Jack the Ripper has just started his killing spree and any woman who has to be out at night on her own fea Dot Allbones has made a success of her life in the music halls of London She has three gentlemen friends who often escort her home from the theatre Tom is a journalist, Monty is her agent and Valentine is her lodger One night she bumps into a woman who lived in the same street as her when she was a child in Wolverhampton Kate Eddowes has fallen on hard times ...

  10. says:

    Copy from NetGalley in return for an honest review I really forced myself to make this last I love Laurie Graham s books and I know there won t be another one for a year, so I exercised heroic self control and made myself wait to read it and to read it slowly.This is the story of music hall artiste Dot, originally from Wolverhampton but living in London and working the circuit When she runs into a friend from childhood, Kate Eddowes, once a beauty but now faded and practically destitut Copy from NetGalley in return for an honest review I really forced myself to make this last I love Laurie Graham s books and I know there won t be another one for a year, so I exercised heroic self control and made myself wait to read it and to read it slowly.This is the story of music hall artiste Dot, originally from Wolverhampton but living in London and working the circuit When she runs into a friend from childhood, Kate Eddowes, once a beauty but now faded and practically destitute, she realises how lucky she has been But a greater danger is stalking the streets of the cap...

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