Freya Johnston: The Rabbit-Breeder’s Hoax, 8 October 2020
Show More The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder: Mary Toft and 18th-Century England by Karen Harvey.
Oxford, 211 pp., £16.99, January, 978 0 19 873488 8Show More
“... But what exactly had she miscarried? It may have been a malformed placenta or foetus, or, as Karen Harvey suggests, a teratoma – a tumour containing bones, tissues, hair, teeth and flesh that can develop anywhere in the body.Whatever came out of Mary Toft after that long day in the fields, it seems to have prompted her mother-in-law, Ann, a ...”