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London's Dead: A Guided Tour of the Graveyards of London

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Some of the city’s most gruesome stories are unearthed in this compendium of facts and anecdotes addressing London's dead. From the famous and infamous to unsung heroes and victims, and from well-known resting places to undignified graves, a vast array of deaths is addressed. Stories include that of the Gordon Riots of 1780, during which Langdale's Distillery was stormed; ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by HarperCollins UK
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Margaret
Interesting book that looks at, not where people are buried in London, but where and how they died.

Deeply interesting, though naturally a little morbid.

There were a couple of small editing mistakes, biggest one was referencing the execution of Charles II!!!! But on the whole the information was interesting and accurate.

Highly recommended.
Tara
Somewhat repetitive. Shoot the proof reader.
Saturday's Child
An interesting if not morbid way to tour London. You may never look at the city the same way once you have read this.
Suzanne
A little morbid, perhaps, but utterly compelling.
Valerie
I want one of these for New York.
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