LONDON'S DEAD A guided tour of the capital's dead

Author: Glinert (Ed)
Year: 2008
Publisher: Collins
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: F/Vg+
ISBN: 9780007254972
Price: 5.00
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Hardback. Here are the deaths of politicians and comedians, royals and spies, peasants and highwaymen. There are tragic deaths, accidental deaths, hoax deaths, pre-planned deaths, death while dancing, death from laughing. There is death by hanging, death by knifing, death by drinking, death by drowning, death by disease, death by explosion, death by poisoning, death by strangulation. The author explores the city's many and varied final resting places: cemeteries, graveyards, churchyards - and less official burial sites, from holes in the ground to concrete flyovers - giving us the full story of London and its dead. Includes Jack the Ripper and 'Jack the Stripper'. 309pp. 8vo. h/back. Illus., Bibliog. and Indexes. F. in Vg+ dw.

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