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The Book Of Lists London Hardcover – 2 Nov 2006

4.6 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books; Main edition (2 Nov. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1841956767
  • ISBN-13: 978-1841956763
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 3 x 20.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,056,951 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Imaginatively insane * * Sunday Herald * * Impossible to put down. * * Independent on Sunday * * This is the sort of book for which the word quirky was coined. * * Sunday Herald * *

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Why did London Underground once employed a one-legged man to ride up and down the escalators at Earl's Court tube station? What did Hitler plan to do with Nelson's Column? Why is London's only medieval mummy a prostitute named Clarice la Claterballock? How did a beer flood in Tottenham Court Road drown nine people? Where can you see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers? Containing chapters covering London past and present; buildings and streets; famous and unexpected Londoners; arts, literature and crime; plus much much more, the 180 lists will amaze, amuse and inform. More than simply a keepsake for tourists - every self-respecting Londoner needs this book. "If you do not want to live among wicked people, do not live in London." - Richard of Devizes, 1192 (Benedictine monk and chronicler).

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