The Resource A{u2013}Z of Curious London : Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics, Gilly Pickup, (electronic resource)

A{u2013}Z of Curious London : Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics, Gilly Pickup, (electronic resource)

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A{u2013}Z of Curious London : Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics
Title
A{u2013}Z of Curious London
Title remainder
Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics
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Gilly Pickup
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Language
eng
Summary
An A-Z of eccentric characters, strange events, and curious happenings, this book reveals the amazing and curious history of the city of LondonSpooky, gruesome, and weird, but true, things about one of the world's greatest cities come alive here. Discover London's tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and the amazing things people leave on London's trains (including false teeth, a human skull, and even a park bench). 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 center of the city, why is no thoroughfare called a road? To sum up, eccentrics, legends, folklore, murders, scandals, ghosts, incredible characters, and oodles of wow factor{u2014}it's all here
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CtWfDGI
Dewey number
942.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA677
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
A{u2013}Z of Curious London : Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics, Gilly Pickup, (electronic resource)
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A{u2013}Z of Curious London : Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics, Gilly Pickup, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (160 pages)
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one file format
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9780752493992
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