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A London Peculiar: The London You Shouldn't Miss

by Rafe Heydel-Mankoo

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Come on a fascinating journey through a London less explored and discover some of the most unusual and intriguing hidden gems to be found in the city. A London Peculiar shines a light into London's secret corners, revealing a remarkable array of little-known curiosities, many of which are published here for the first time. James Bond's London - where to dress, dine and drink like Ian Fleming and James Bond; The terrifying cell in which the Knights Templar were imprisoned ; London's only lighthouse; London's smallest and oldest houses;The "Birthplace of America"; The exclusive shops that supply the Royal family; The pub frequented by Jack the Ripper's victims; The church that was used by the KGB for Cold War Espionage; The street that is home to the world's oldest hat, wine, tobacco and barber shops; The alleyways in which Charles Dickens dined and in which he set Scrooge's counting house; The first domed building in England; London's most unusual museums; Fences made from Second World War air raid stretchers; The rose garden in which Shakespeare set the start of the War of Roses A London Peculiar is an insider's guide that will entertain those who have never been to London, those who are seasoned visitors and those who call London home.… (more)

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