Thunderbolt’s Waxwork

Thunderbolt's Waxwork

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(1994, 128 pages, Viking Children’s Books)

The New Cut Gang is a loose group of urchins ranging from 6-year-old Sharky Bob to 13-year-old Bridie Malone. They inhabit the streets around Lambeth Walk and the New Cut in 1892, a place bristling with gangsters, bookies, pickpockets, horse thieves and the occasional policeman.

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