London Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)

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London Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)

London Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)

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London bus driver Charles Lee was one of the first drivers to serve in the First World War along with his bus. The official verdict of a ‘plague pit’ didn’t fit with such a westerly location, and the problems only disappeared after holy water was sprinkled on the site. Read about Spradbery's fruitful relationship with London Transport which spanned over three decades. During the Second World War Britain formed the Home Guard, a secondary defence force in support of the Army. Fifteen stories, dating from 2000 to the present day and including seven brand-new pieces, demonstrate Royle’s range of styles and techniques.

She has lived in Hackney for 25 years; her work focuses on visual storytelling within her community. Winter weather presents numerous challenges for a public transport system, from snow on the tracks to icy roads and station platforms. Lady Jane Grey was an unfortunate pawn in a plot to replace Mary I and was executed for high treason in 1554, aged only 17. This locomotive and coach are the only surviving vehicles from the first electric underground railway in the world. Sport is a vital part of London life and public transport plays a crucial role in moving people to cricket, football and rugby matches to the Boat Race, Derby Day, the Olympic Games and even Crufts.Laura Knight was one of the most popular British artists of her lifetime, with her success paving the way for greater recognition of women artists. Alicia says: “After attending a BLM protest, aspiring journalist Beth Hudson inadvertently becomes the face of the movement. Discover the joy of reading with us, your trusted source for affordable books that do not compromise on quality. The final volume in his trilogy chronicling the city’s past three centuries, London in the Eighteenth Century. He was also among the very first drivers of motor buses in London, as petrol engines began to replace horse-drawn transport.

At the time of the Second World War, London Transport (LT) had a reputation as a commissioner of high-quality posters. But the Tower also has a richer and more complex history, having been home to a wide array of institutions including the Royal Mint, the Royal Armouries and even a zoo. Allegedly, the police cover-up was intended to stop public panic, because there was clear evidence that the suspect had indeed been present at the scene of several ‘suicides’. From the bustling streets of Victorian London in Dickens' "A Night Walk" to the modern-day complexities of multiculturalism in Smith's "The Embassy of Cambodia," the reader is transported through time and space, gaining a deeper understanding of the evolution and complexities of the city. In most of them, London, sometimes not even mentioned, is merely in the background, and not a character of its own, as I had expected.Read all London Stories is a contemporary drama that explores the lives of several families from different ethnic backgrounds. This, together with a cross-cultural desire and need to be accepted, leads to a re-evaluation of sometimes deeply held beliefs and values and, ultimately, to the resolution or mitigation of the unique set of problems affecting each of the families. During the 1880s, the Metropolitan Railway began to commercially exploit land adjacent to its lines, mostly in the rural area north-west of London. Whether you’re after craft brews, fine dining, cosy corners or sun-drenched beer gardens, you’ll find the very best of them in this pithy, pint-sized guide.

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