A book describing life in Victorian times interpreted in an exciting way. Including humorous illustrations on every page, the book is a trove of information presented in a clear and appealing way. It concentrates on the extreme and humourous habits of the period, including the scandals, riots, strikes, punishments, the workhouse, and the superstitions believed at the time.
Catrin Stevens is a prolific author, having written many books for both adults and children. She is also a recognised authority on Welsh history, traits and traditions, having worked at St Fagans National History Museum, and also as a History Lecturer in Trinity College, Carmarthen. She lives in Loughor, near Swansea.