Bizarre London : Discover the Capital's Secrets & Surprises Hardback
by David Long
A fascinating tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations.
Ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and stories of life beneath the city, to anecdotes of magic, mystery and murder, this is a perfect companion for the curious Londoner.
It includes: A Museum of Magical Curiosities; The City's Lost Tunnels and Citadels; The Ghost of a "She-Wolf; The Bawdy House Riots; The Story of 'Jack the Stripper'; The Atmospheric Railway; The Thames Ringway Bicycle Race; A Banker Hanged at Newgate; The Crossdressing Highwayman; Bluebottles, Rozzers and Woodentops; The Hidden Statue of a Beaver; The 'Belgravia of Death'; Whitehall's Licensed Brothel; Pin-Makers, Mole-Takers and Rat Catchers; Drinking in 'The Bucket of Blood'; London's Most Haunted House. All of London is here!
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 17/10/2013
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9781472109316
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