Books by Leon Garfield
Attitude: Unobjectionable → Fairly Positive
Each story in the series tells of the life of an apprentice in Victorian London.
Enjoyably Dickensian stories of Victorian London. Some vulgarity, but offset by virtue in general.
14-year-old George is the oldest of the 7 Treet children who, together with their father, are touring thespians, forever on the edge of poverty, but forever cheerful.
Peter Gannet is apprenticed to a locksmith in Covent Garden.
Smith is a 12-year-old pickpocket in Dickensian London.