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The Great Trouble - A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel

Deborah Hopkinson

"A delightful combination of race-against-the-clock medical mystery and outwit-the-bad-guys adventure." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a "mudlark," he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He's being hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, and a nastier man never walked the streets of London. And he's got a secret that costs him four precious shillings a week to keep safe. But even for Eel, things aren't so bad until that fateful August day in 1854-the day the deadly cholera ("blue death") comes to Broad Street. Everyone believes that cholera is spread through poisonous air. But one man, Dr. John Snow, has a different theory. As the epidemic surges, it's up to Eel and his best friend, Florrie, to gather evidence to prove Dr. Snow's theory-before the entire neighborhood is wiped out. "Hopkinson illuminates a pivotal chapter in the history of public health. . . . Accessible . . . and entertaining." -School Library Journal, Starred "For [readers] who love suspense, drama, and mystery." -TIME for Kids From the Hardcover edition.

"A delightful combination of race-against-the-clock medical mystery and outwit-the-bad-guys adventure." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a "mudlark," he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He's being hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, and a nastier man never walked the streets of London. And he's got a secret that costs him four precious shillings a week to keep safe. But even for Eel, things aren't so bad until that fateful August day in 1854-the day the deadly cholera ("blue death") comes to Broad Street. Everyone believes that cholera is spread through poisonous air. But one man, Dr. John Snow, has a different theory. As the epidemic surges, it's up to Eel and his best friend, Florrie, to gather evidence to prove Dr. Snow's theory-before the entire neighborhood is wiped out. "Hopkinson illuminates a pivotal chapter in the history of public health. . . . Accessible . . . and entertaining." -School Library Journal, Starred "For [readers] who love suspense, drama, and mystery." -TIME for Kids From the Hardcover edition.
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"A delightful combination of race-against-the-clock medical mystery and outwit-the-bad-guys adventure." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a "mudlark," he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He's being hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, and a nastier man never walked the streets of London. And he's got a secret that costs him four precious shillings a week to keep safe. But even for Eel, things aren't so bad until that fateful August day in 1854-the day the deadly cholera ("blue death") comes to Broad Street. Everyone believes that cholera is spread through poisonous air. But one man, Dr. John Snow, has a different theory. As the epidemic surges, it's up to Eel and his best friend, Florrie, to gather evidence to prove Dr. Snow's theory-before the entire neighborhood is wiped out. "Hopkinson illuminates a pivotal chapter in the history of public health. . . . Accessible . . . and entertaining." -School Library Journal, Starred "For [readers] who love suspense, drama, and mystery." -TIME for Kids From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Matthew Frow, Kimberly Farr

Length:

5h 57m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:20


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:37


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:37


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:14


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

00:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:34


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:21


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:21


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:22


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:40


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:52


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:38


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:01


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:30


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

00:49


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:27


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:41


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:20


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

01:36


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:11


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:04


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:25


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:57


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:04


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:10


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:55


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

01:14


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:00


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:48


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:39


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:03


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:15


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:43


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:11


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:43


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:10


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:47


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

00:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:03


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:25


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:19


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:09


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:05


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:24


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:20


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:48


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

00:38