The Thieves' Opera: The Mesmerizing Story of Two Notorious Criminals in Eighteenth-Century London.
The early 18th century London world of crime and crime-fighting may astonish folks today. This is the story of Jonathan Wild, the leader of London professional thieves, and his nemesis the idle apprentice- turned- housebreaker Jack Sheppard. Historical fact and fun storytelling make this a great read. VG condition. Harcourt Brace & Company. 1997. Hb, Dj. USED. $7.00