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‘Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies’ by Hallie Rubenhold

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011

When I was reading Michael Faber’s novel The Crimson Petal and the White recently, I was struck by the frequent references to the infamous More Sprees in London, a little book detailing the different prostitutes available around the town, where to find them, what they charged and to which particular specialties each one would cater.  [...]