Vile Victorians

My 'read a book day' project

About the book

If your looking for a book about the Victorian era that you can learn something from but also a book that you can't put down well then I have a book for you.This book covers everything in the Victorian era, from Victoria (their queen) to Jack the Ripper (one of there many villains) and to the awful Victorian army.

Things I have learned in this book

  • The highest scoring soccer match was during the Victorian era. Score Blackburn:0 Lofthouse:36 .
  • In 1883 Matthew Webb (who swam the English Channel) gets full of himself and dies trying to swim Nigeria falls.
  • In 1852 the first flushing little boys room was opened in London