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The Book Of Lists: London Nick Rennison

The Book Of Lists: London

Nick Rennison

Published November 2nd 2006
ISBN : 9781841956763
Hardcover
320 pages
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 About the Book 

Why did London Underground once employed a one-legged man to ride up and down the escalators at Earls Court tube station? What did Hitler plan to do with Nelsons Column? Why is Londons only medieval mummy a prostitute named Clarice laMoreWhy did London Underground once employed a one-legged man to ride up and down the escalators at Earls Court tube station? What did Hitler plan to do with Nelsons Column? Why is Londons 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 Victorias 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).