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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 9 Locked Up Part 3


Rumours and counter-rumours seemed to emanate from any one of the number of many Inns and Taverns in Nottingham town but the newspaper owners had the good sense to ignore most of them. Some of Nottingham’s Inns were known to … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney Chapter 9 Locked Up – Part 2 ( First Draft)


By the end of a second full week in gaol, Saville was becoming accustomed to his new surroundings and his daily routine. His cell was sparsely furnished: apart from his hammock there was a box and small stool in the … Continue reading

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Chapter 9 Locked Up Part 1 (First Draft)


William Saville was incarcerated in a cell deep below County Hall. It was carved out of the sandstone on which the Hall was built. His cell was roughly six feet wide and four feet across . All the walls had … Continue reading

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