- Uitgever:Allen Lane
- Bindwijze:Gekartonneerd met stofomslag
- Aantal Pagina's:498
The London Compendium
A Street-by-street exploration of the hidden metropolis
Organised by London postal district and containing an entry on every significant building, place and street in London, this is a surprising and compelling look at the hidden city. Packed with stories on every conceivable subject from East End criminals to espionage, music to murder, politics to partying, settings for films and books, this is an entertaining book on England's capital city. Covering the whole span of London's social and political history, it brings the reader up to date with stories on the arts, immigration and architecture.