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IN the Sunday Mercury of August 10 there was an interesting feature about Balsall Heath's vice-ridden past.
At the other end of the spectrum, Sagarra's 1932 novel Vida Privada culminates with the sad tale of a voyeuristic, debauched, and decadent group of upper-class Barcelonans who go slumming in the Fifth District, expecting to be titillated, only to find themselves disgusted and driven to pity--but still realizing that their own reality, their own world, was far more corrupt and vice-ridden than anything they could find in the slums.
THIS major historical drama series, set in vice-ridden Georgian London, follows the fortunes of novelist Henry Fielding and his brother John, the men who created the modern police force.
Notorious in antiquity for his decadent, tyrannical rule, Nero was presumably selected as an example of unfettered luxury or vice-ridden authority.
It was once said to be nearly lawless, corrupt and vice-ridden, a moral cesspool.
IAN McDiarmid and Iain Glen (pictured) head the cast in this major new historical drama series set in vice-ridden Georgian London.
The five-parter is set in the vice-ridden world of Georgian London and brings to life the story of the very first 'cops'.
The author, who lives Madrid, has won favourable reviews for the book which rips into British society, examining class, religion, loveless families, vice-ridden public schools, as well as the British stiff-upper-lip.
LABOUR Party workers in a vice-ridden part of London are campaigning to stop foreign hookers flooding Britain - but they can't even prevent a Cuban girl selling sex upstairs at up to pounds 250 a time.
The disordered and vice-ridden world of workers and immigrants reflected the failure of the working-class family.
When Dorothy Kitchingman first dipped her toe into the vice-ridden history of Victorian age prostitution, little did she think that she would emerge full of admiration for the practitioners of the oldest profession.
In addition, says Princeton University's John Dilulio, "Hundreds of prisons are also filthy, abusive, vice-ridden places which do not offer inmates any meaningful opportunity to work, to achieve literacy, or to free themselves from substance abuse.