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London

Rutherfurd, Edward

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ISBN 10: 0517591812 / ISBN 13: 9780517591819
Published by Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1997
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: London

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

London follows six different families from the Roman settlement to the dockland development of today. Real-life characters and events of British history are found in London as well, but it is the period details and the stories of ordinary Londoners, whose daily lives are affected by events that have shaped the city over two thousand years, that bring the novel to life.

In London Rutherfurd provides more than just the familiar sights and revelations, he gives a voice to a city whose history is one of the most remarkable in the world.

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"Edward Rutherfurd's grand novel weaves together the great events of English history ... he pulls off some remarkable effects" (New York Times)

"Few literary novels tell us as much about the history of modern humans, or have such clarity" (Daily Telegraph)

"London could hook you on history for life ... 800 pages of hold-your-breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war set in London from the birth of time to the present day" (The Times)

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