Jabez: The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Rogue

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Atlantic, Jan 1, 2004 - British - 284 pages
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Jabez Spencer Balfour was a businessman, philanthropist, politician, temperance campaigner and charmer. He was also an astonishing scoundrel - a liar, adulterer and cheat - who perpetrated the most destructive fraud of the 19th century.

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Review: Jabez: The Rise and Fall of a Victorian Rogue

User Review  - James Bosanquet - Goodreads

A bit ponderous and not really salacious enough! I'm enjoying it, and the author certainly has researched the character and the times. However he needs to find a voice and at over 400 pages, it needs a good editor. Read full review

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User Review  - Elijah Kinch Spector - Goodreads

Found this at a sale, never heard of it but it looks amazing. Read full review

Contents

Young Jabez
3
The Liberator
13
Mr Croydon
29
Copyright

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