By Permission of Heaven

By Permission of Heaven

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by Adrian Tinniswood
     
 

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A dynamic recounting of the horror that gripped London in 1666 after a small baker's fire erupted and spread, destroying 13,200 homes, 93 churches, St. Paul's Cathedral, and every administrative building in the capital. Looting, savage violence, panic, and chaos reigned, but what happened in the fire's wake was even more extraordinary.  See more details below

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A dynamic recounting of the horror that gripped London in 1666 after a small baker's fire erupted and spread, destroying 13,200 homes, 93 churches, St. Paul's Cathedral, and every administrative building in the capital. Looting, savage violence, panic, and chaos reigned, but what happened in the fire's wake was even more extraordinary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594480393
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/07/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Adrian Tinniswood is the author of His Invention So Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren and Visions of Power: Ambition and Architecture from Ancient Times to the Present. He is a respected author, lecturer, and broadcaster in Britain and the United States.

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