101 Moderately Interesting Facts About Clerkenwell by Chris Walker
110 x 160 mm, 96 pages plus fold-out map London, UK
A charming and more than moderately interesting little book that contains 101 bite sized facts and stories, 57 illustrations and a handy map showing the location of various facts.
Discover Lenin’s favourite pub and Tommy Cooper’s favourite magic shop. Where was ‘Braveheart’ hanged, drawn and quartered, and a cook boiled alive? Which bear-baiting proprietor turned into bait for his own bear? Find out where Charles Dickens used to bank and where you can still hear the forgotten River Fleet flow beneath your feet.