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Extraordinary hoaxes of the 18th century

Ian Keable describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgian Britain 

Published: September 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm
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From a woman who seemingly gave birth to rabbits to a man who claimed he could climb inside a wine bottle, Ian Keable – author of The Century of Deception – describes some of the most audacious, bizarre and inventive pranks that fooled Georgian Britain.

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Ian Keable is the author of The Century of Deception: The Birth of the Hoax in Eighteenth Century England (Westbourne Press, 2021)

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