Books by Kate Summerscale

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2012

Not just a scandalous diary, but a portrait of the plight of women in the early Victorian era.

The excerpts from Isabella Robinson's diary show a woman in a loveless, miserable marriage. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"A bang-up sleuthing adventure."
Painstaking but never boring recreation of a sensational 1860 murder brings to shivering life the age of the Victorian detective. Read full book review >
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: May 1, 1998

In this superbly written biography, Summerscale brings to life the extraordinary and eccentric "Joe— Carstairs. Read full book review >