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The Claimant

Author: Paul Terry
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ISBN: 9781760403621
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It's 1866 and out of the dusty frontier town of Wagga Wagga arises a cause célèbre which sets Victorian England alight - the likes of which have never been seen before or since. A tale so preposterous that its veracity is still debated today. Read More

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At the risk of generalisation, people believed either because they had an emotional need to believe or enjoyed what would nowadays be called ‘the narrative’ or because they hoped to profit. In this age of alternative facts that is something worth keeping in mind. Paul Terry has done well to unearth this fascinating account. Read on >

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