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London Stories: London Walks
     

London Stories: London Walks

by David Tucker, others
 

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Written by the expert guides of London Walks, London’s oldest, most acclaimed walking tour company, this collection includes local insight and knowledge that can only be gained through years of tour-leading experience. These theme-based walks offer something for everyone, whether a history buff, a fan of the paranormal, or those looking for fun off the beaten

Overview

Written by the expert guides of London Walks, London’s oldest, most acclaimed walking tour company, this collection includes local insight and knowledge that can only be gained through years of tour-leading experience. These theme-based walks offer something for everyone, whether a history buff, a fan of the paranormal, or those looking for fun off the beaten path. The walks include Sinister London, focusing on haunted London and Jack the Ripper; Literary London, from Shakespeare to Dickens; Public Houses, showcasing the old pubs of Soho; and a Mystery and Secrets walk exploring the city's hidden past. Perfect for tourists who want to experience London life beyond Trafalgar Square as well as for Londoners eager to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets on their own doorstep, this guide offers a fascinating glimpse into the capital's rich history. With photos, maps, and illustrations to bring the stories to life, London Stories is for those who love London, written by those who know it best.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753515051
Publisher:
Virgin Books
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,132,296
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

The London Walks team boasts several winners of the London Tourist Board’s Guide of the Year Award. The group includes broadcasters, actors, historians, writers, and a crime historian who is internationally recognized as the leading authority on Jack the Ripper.

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