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Peculiar London
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New York : Bantam Books, [2022].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
471 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Ashland Adult Detective
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Description
Thinking of a jaunt to England? Let Arthur Bryant and John May, London’s oldest police detectives, show you the oddities behind the city’s façades in this tongue-in-cheek travel guide.

“The best fun is running all over the city with these amiable partners.”—The New York Times Book Review, on Bryant & May: The Lonely Hour

It’s getting late. I want to share my knowledge of London with you, if I can remember any of it.

So says Arthur Bryant. He and John May are the nation’s oldest serving detectives. Who better to reveal its secrets? Why does this rainy, cold, gray city capture so many imaginations? Could its very unreliability hold the key to its longevity?

The detectives are joined by their boss, Raymond Land, and some of their most disreputable friends, each an argumentative and unreliable expert in their own dodgy field.

Each character gives us a short tour of odd buildings, odder characters, lost venues, forgotten disasters, confusing routes, dubious gossip, illicit pleasures, and hidden pubs. They make all sorts of connections—and show us why it’s almost impossible to separate fact from fiction in London.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780593356241, 0593356241

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"It's getting late. I want to share my knowledge of London with you, if I can remember any of it. So says Mr. Arthur Bryant. He and John May are the nation's oldest serving detectives. Who better to reveal its secrets? Why does this rainy, cold, gray city capture so many imaginations? Could its very unreliability hold the key to its longevity? The detectives are joined by their boss, Raymond Land, and some of their most disreputable friends, each an argumentative and unreliable expert in their own dodgy field. Each character gives us a short tour of odd buildings, odder characters, lost venues, forgotten disasters, confusing routes, dubious gossip, illicit pleasures, and hidden pubs. They make all sorts of connections and show us why it's almost impossible to separate fact from fiction in London"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fowler, C. (2022). Peculiar London. First edition. New York, Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Christopher. 2022. Peculiar London. New York, Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Christopher, Peculiar London. New York, Bantam Books, 2022.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fowler, Christopher. Peculiar London. First edition. New York, Bantam Books, 2022.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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