Neil R. Storey's macabre calendar chronicles the darker side of life in Essex. Murderers and footpads, pimps and prostitutes, riots, rebels, bizarre funerals, disaster and peculiar medicine all feature. The book is illustrated with engravings, newspaper reports, photographs and original documents. It is horrible, if it is ghastly, if it is strange, then it is here! If you have the stomach for it, then read on. AUTHOR: NEIL R. STOREY is a professional historian, lecturer and prolific author. He has written countless articles, and regularly features on television and radio documentaries as a historical adviser and consultant. He is the author of twenty books, including A Grim Almanac of Jack the Ripper's London and Prisons & Prisoners in Victorian Britain. He lives in North Walsham, Norfolk.