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London

By Edward Rutherfurd
Read by Andrew Wincott

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A wonderful, epic story that tells the history of the greatest city in the world, from Roman times to the present day from the author of Paris, Sarum and New York.

A wonderful, epic story that tells the history of the greatest city in the world, from Roman times to the present day from the author of Paris, Sarum and New York.

London has perhaps the most remarkable history of any city in the world. Now its story has a unique voice. In this epic novel Edward Rutherfurd takes the reader on a magnificent journey across sixteen centuries from the days of the Romans to the Victorian engineers of Tower Bridge and the era dockland development of the modern day. Through the lives and adventures of his colourful cast of characters he brings all the richness of London's past unforgettably to life.

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Biographical Notes

Edward Rutherfurd was born in England, in the cathedral city of Salisbury. Educated locally, and at the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he worked in political research, bookselling and publishing. After numerous attempts to write books and plays, he finally abandoned his career in the book trade in 1983, and returned to his childhood home to write SARUM, a historical novel with a ten-thousand year story, set in the area around the ancient monument of Stonehenge, and Salisbury.

Four years later, when Sarum was published, it became an instant international bestseller, remaining 23 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. Since then he has written five more bestsellers: RUSSKA, a novel of Russia; LONDON; THE FOREST, set in England's New Forest which lies close by Sarum, and two novels which cover the story of Ireland from the time just before Saint Patrick to the twentieth century.

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  • ISBN: 9781473674028
  • Publication date: 15 Feb 2018
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  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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