London, 1854. terrifying epidemic sweeps through Soho. Five
hundred people die in agony. This is cholera – invisible and apparently
it come from? How does it spread so fast? Dr John Snow has the answers but no
one listens. So the doctor must turn detective, scouring the city streets for
evidence to convince the world.
investigations lead him time and again to the Broad Street water pump. Could it
hold the secret to so many grisly deaths? Can John Snow solve the Soho cholera
has won the Whitbread Award and the Friends of the Earth Earthworm Award. She is
the author of more than fifty books, and she also writes for radio.
book, Judy Allen says, I really enjoyed working on it because the more I learned
about John Snow, the more I respected and liked him. Also, reading about his
work on cholera was a bit like reading a mystery story in which a horrific
villain is relentlessly tracked down by a doggedly determined detective.'
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