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A good starting point
on 18 April 2011
As a big fan of both Ackroyd's factual and fiction work I was looking forward to this book. His biography of London is a tour de force but London Under, whilst well written, is hardly definitive.
It is a slim volume and perhaps Peter was at a loose end one weekend and knocked this one out for his publishers.
The bibliography says it all. There are more (and better)books available on London's secret underground and any serious reader wanting to know more is better advised to look elsewhere than here. For someone just starting with an interest then this maybe the one start with.