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    Fallen Grace – Mary Hooper

    “Grace, holding on tightly to her precious burden, found the station entrance without much difficulty. The Necropolis Railway ran, just as Mrs Smith the midwife had said, on its own special line from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetery in the county of Surrey, and it was at the London Station, just before eleven o’clock, that the newly bereaved gathered, all dress in the first stage of deep mourning.” Growing up as an orphan in Victorian London is difficult enough, and that’s before you take into account your sister who is a simple girl, your mothers belongings that are starting to dwindle as you pawn them and a terrible act which sees…