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The Book of Lists: London

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Why did London Underground once employ a one-legged man to ride up and down the escalators at Earl's Court tube station? What did Hitler plan to do with Nelson's Column? Why is London's only medieval mummy a prostitute named Clarice la Claterballock? How did a beer flood in Tottenham Court Road drown nine people? Where can you see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers? Conta ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published April 26th 2007 by Canongate UK (first published November 2nd 2006)
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Anwen
Jun 06, 2015 Anwen rated it liked it
An interesting book to dip into but, because of its list format, necessarilly light on information in some cases. An entertaining way to pass the time, with some truly remarkable facts hidden amongst the more well known.
Roger Woods
Aug 14, 2015 Roger Woods rated it really liked it
I like reading books of lists and this one was no exception. Lots of interesting information about London.
Ffiamma
Oct 29, 2013 Ffiamma rated it liked it
Shelves: uk, nonfiction
buffo libro di liste sulla città di londra - per chi la conosce già e ha voglia di aneddoti curiosi e stralci di storia. molto divertente.
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Feb 19, 2014 Dave rated it liked it
A book of facts and about London, what else?
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Nick Rennison is a writer, editor and bookseller. His books include Sherlock Holmes: An Unauthorised Biography, Robin Hood: Myth, History, Culture, The Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide and 100 Must-Read Historical Novels. He is a regular reviewer of historical fiction for both The Sunday Times and BBC History Magazine.
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