The A Z of Curious London

The A Z of Curious London
Author : Gilly Pickup
Publisher : The History Press
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2013-07-01
ISBN 10 : 9780752493992
ISBN 13 : 075249399X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The A Z of Curious London Book Description:

Spooky, gruesome, weird but true things about one of the world’s greatest cities come alive in The A-Z of Curious London. Discover London’s tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and have a giggle at things people leave on London’s transport (including false teeth, a human skull and a park bench - yes, really.) Why did a dentist keep his dead wife on view in a shop window? Where did a shopkeeper murder 150 customers? Which Queen showed her bosom to an Ambassador? Why was a man arrested for wearing a top hat? In the City proper, why is no thoroughfare called a road? To sum up, eccentrics, legends, folklore, murders, scandals, ghosts, incredible characters and oodles of wow factor, it’s all here.


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