The Official Website of Kelly Varesio | Author of Insperatus

A majority of Infectus takes place in London, one of the oldest cities in the world. Everywhere the characters go are real, historical places, all related to each other. Below are links to the significant parts and places of Infectus, the sequel to Insperatus

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A mapquest version of London, this picture presents a clear line where the characters traveled. It will give you a relation between the places linked.

  

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Stop A- Brook St. This is the location of the historical Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair. In 1844 it was still known as the Mivart. Their website is http://www.claridges.co.uk/page.aspx?id=1846.

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Stop B- St. Matthew’s Row. Near the notorious area of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch (also known as Old Nichol), this slum was one of the worst areas of Victorian London. A website of interest is http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1033919/It-worst-slum-Victorian-Britain-Yet-crime-ridden-streets-SAFER-todays.html.

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Stop C- Farringdon Rd. This is the road that borders Coldbath Fields Prison, a prison active since long before the 1800’s. A good website on Victorian prisons, which includes Coldbath Fields, is http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lesson24.htm.

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Stop D- Bunhill Row. This is the location of the Bunhill Fields Cemetery. For more information on this very historical cemetery is http://www.sacred-destinations.com/england/london-bunhill-fields.

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Stop E- Smithfield St. This street is home to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, one of the oldest active hospitals that exists. For a cool history line of the hospital, check out http://www.bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk/aboutus/history/barts.asp.