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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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Jam Butties and a Pan of Scouse
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Maggie Clarke; Cathryn Kemp
 
A heart-warming and nostalgic memoir of hardship and happiness in Liverpool's dockland slums.
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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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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 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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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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London Then and Now: A Photographic...
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Diane Burstein
 
London Then and Now compact edition explores London's landscape, past and present, through the eye of the camera.
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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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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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Lakeland: A Personal Journey
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Hunter Davies
 
One of Britain's best-loved writers celebrates one of England's best-loved and loveliest regions, in well-chosen words and images.
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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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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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The Valley: A Hundred Years in the...
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Richard Benson
 
The close-knit villages of the Dearne Valley were home to four generations of the Hollingworth family. Spanning Richard Benson's great-grandmother Winnie's ninety-two...
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Greater London: The Story of the Suburbs
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Nick Barratt
 
London's suburbs may stretch for well over 600 square miles, but in historical accounts of the capital they tend to take something of a back seat. In this title, the...
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Yorkshire Stridings
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Ian McMillan; Ian Beesley
 
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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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