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Will I ever finish? Victorian London by Liza Picard. Does what it says on the tin.

The Subterranean Railwayby Christian Wolmar. The history of the London Underground. Whitehall by Colin Brown.


Particularly enjoyed the George Downing bit. The Crusades by Jonathan Riley-Smith. I did the Crusades at uni. And Professor Riley-Smith was my tutor.

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The Indian Mutiny by Saul David. Soldier Sahibs by Charles Allen. Most people know about Clive, and the Mutiny a century later. Billy Ruffian by David Cordingly.

I stuck at three.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. London Historians’ Blog Random musings about London’s history. My flat has bookcases in all rooms bar the bathroom and kitchen.

They are all full, and since I have a weakness for impulsively buying books, many of which stay unread, this is a constant problem.

Victorian London: The Tale of a City by Liza Picard

But in a nice way. Finally got the thing done, as illustrated below. Of course, the exercise took three times longer than it should have because I kept dipping into old favourites.


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