Quintessential London: From Shakespeare to Shopping [NOOK Book]

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Just in time for the London Olympics, this entertaining, 8000-word e-short gives the inside scoop on what makes London the great city that it is. Twenty different topics are tackled in quick, entertaining bites, including the tradition of afternoon tea (and the best places to enjoy it); artists with a London fixation (Hogarth and Monet among them); royal parks (and the favorites among kings); and pubs from medieval to modern times (with a listing of the best). Evocative, entertaining text married ...
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Quintessential London: From Shakespeare to Shopping

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Overview

Just in time for the London Olympics, this entertaining, 8000-word e-short gives the inside scoop on what makes London the great city that it is. Twenty different topics are tackled in quick, entertaining bites, including the tradition of afternoon tea (and the best places to enjoy it); artists with a London fixation (Hogarth and Monet among them); royal parks (and the favorites among kings); and pubs from medieval to modern times (with a listing of the best). Evocative, entertaining text married with gorgeous images and nuts-and-bolts sidebars on authentic experiences reveals the best of this fabulous city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426210013
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 6/19/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 361,363
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

LOUISE NICHOLSON, a London resident for 25 years, considers it the world’s most exciting city. She won the London Tourist Board’s “Best Book of the Decade” award and was a finalist for the Thomas Cook Travel award. 

LARRY PORGES lived in London for five years. Now a travel book editor at National Geographic, he misses the London Evening Standard, Little Venice, and being surrounded by people who know the lyrics to “Blue is the Colour.”

SARA CALIAN was a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal for 13 years and has lived in London since 1995.
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