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Embarrassing bodies: what did the Victorians have to hide?

24 mins | May 28, 2017
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Why did Charles Darwin grow a beard? What was wrong with George Eliot’s hand? Kathryn Hughes, writing in the Guardian, examines the physical secrets kept by our 19th-century forebears. ​