9781849943604

Everything You Know About London Is Wrong

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  • ISBN13:

    9781849943604

  • ISBN10:

    1849943605

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/6/2016
  • Publisher: Batsford

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Summary

A myth-busting ride through London’s history and the city's character!
Think that the tower that holds Big Ben is called St Stephen's Tower? Think again – it was called the Clock Tower until 2012. Packed with details on real London history, this highly entertaining read explodes a range of misconceptions about London. Covering the city’s arts, entertainment, food, drink, landmarks, royalty, traditions, and politics, it gives you a fascinating insight into the true capital.

Author Biography

Matt Brown holds degrees in Chemistry (BSc) and Biomolecular Science (MRes). He has served as a scientific editor and writer at both Reed Elsevier and Nature Publishing Group, and has contributed to several previous science books, including Defining Moments in Science and 1001 Inventions That Changed the World (both published by Cassell). He served as the Royal Institution’s quizmaster for several years, and has also put on science quizzes for the Royal Society, Manchester Science Museum, STEMPRA, and the Hunterian Museum. Matt is also the author of London Day and Night (Batsford) and the forthcoming Everything You Know About England is Wrong (also Batsford). He serves as Editor-at-Large of Londonist.com.

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