by Jess Kidd - £8.99 Canongate Books Ltd (2020)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781786893772 | ISBN 10: 1786893770
The gripping Victorian detective novel from the Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author.
The case of the extraordinary child...
London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age. To recover a stolen child, Bridie must enter the dark world of medical curiosities. The public love a spectacle and this child may well prove the most remarkable spectacle London has ever seen.
Things in Jars is a Victorian novel unlike any other, one that explores what it is to be human in inhumane times.
(Price & availability last checked: January 2020)