London Lore : The legends and traditions of the world's most vibrant city Paperback / softback
by Steve Roud
Paperback / softback
In which part of North London were wild beasts once thought to roam the sewers?
Why did 1920s working-class Londoners wear necklaces of blue beads?Who was the original inspiration for the 'pearly king' costume?And did Spring-heeled Jack, scourge of Victorian London, ever really exist?Exploring everything from local superstitions and ghost stories to annual customs, this is an enchanting guide to the ancient legends and deep-rooted beliefs that can be found the length and breadth of the city.
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- Format:Paperback / softback
- Pages:464 pages
- Publication Date:01/04/2010
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