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The Long and Winding Road
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Alan Johnson
 
From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, this autobiography covers Alan Johnson's early political skirmishes as a trades union leader...
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London in Fragments: A Mudlark's...
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Ted Sandling; Iain Sinclair
 
Objects found on the banks of the Thames tell the stories of Londoners through the centuries.
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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My...
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Sofka Zinovieff
 
If the two men made an unlikely couple, at a time when homosexuality was illegal, the addition to the household in 1942 of a pregnant Jennifer Fry, a high society...
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A Curious Guide to London
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Simon Leyland
From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814, this book takes you on a...
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Abandoned Places: 60 Stories of ...
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Richard Happer
 
Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places featured were once populated and now sit unoccupied, modern day ruins...
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The London County Council Bomb Damage...
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The attack on London between 1939 and 1945 is one of the most significant events in the city's modern history, the impact of which can still be seen in its...
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London Underground: Architecture,...
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David Long; Jane Magarigal
 
The seminal and pioneering London Underground is more than a mass transportation network - it is a style icon, its history involving some of the most important architects and artists...
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A History of London in 50 Lives
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David Long
 
Meet 50 of the English capital's most eccentric, revolutionary, bloodthirsty, ingenious and generally extraordinary characters
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London's Strangest: The Thames:...
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Iain Spragg
 
The 19th-century MP John Burns described the Thames as 'liquid history' and ever since the Romans founded Londinium in 43 AD, the river has played a key cultural and...
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
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Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
 
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted...
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Keggie Carew
 
The author grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story. In this title...
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Three Men and a Bradshaw
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John George Freeman
 
Quintessentially British, this book collects the holiday journals of John Freeman, who travelled Britain with his brothers during the 1870s. It contains records of their trips, much of which, may...
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Diamond Street: The Hidden World of...
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Rachel Lichtenstein
 
Tells an account of London's Hatton Garden. This title uncovers the history, secrets and stories that bring this vibrant Clerkenwell street and its environs to life.
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Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet
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Mark Cocker
Describes all the wildlife in the village - not just birds, but plants, trees, mammals, hoverflies, moths, butterflies, bush crickets, grasshoppers, ants and bumblebees. This book explores how these other...
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The Family Project: A Creative...
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Harriet Green; John-Paul Flintoff
 
Every family has a story to tell. Wouldn't it be great to record them before they're lost to history? The authors are journalists who have spent years drawing the best...
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Quartz and Feldspar: Dartmoor - a...
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Matthew Kelly
 
What is modern Dartmoor and what should it be? Did druids officiate here? Can the bog be drained and crops grown? Is it the place for a prison? And what...
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