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The A-Z of Curious London: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics By Gilly Pickup

The A-Z of Curious London: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics
by Gilly Pickup

Discover London's tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and have a giggle at things people leave on London's transport (including false teeth, a human skull and a park bench - yes, really.) Why did a dentist keep his dead wife on view in a shop window?
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Spooky, gruesome, weird but true things about one of the world's greatest cities come alive in The A-Z of Curious London. Discover London's tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and have a giggle at things people leave on London's transport (including false teeth, a human skull and a park bench - yes, really.) Why did a dentist keep his dead wife on view in a shop window? Where did a shopkeeper murder 150 customers? Which Queen showed her bosom to an Ambassador? Why was a man arrested for wearing a top hat? In the City proper, why is no thoroughfare called a road? To sum up, eccentrics, legends, folklore, murders, scandals, ghosts, incredible characters and oodles of wow factor, it's all here.

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GOR006204560
Title
The A-Z of Curious London: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics
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Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
160
ISBN 10
0752489682
ISBN 13
9780752489681
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