Waterloo-City, City-Waterloo: The Waterloo and City Line

Waterloo-City, City-Waterloo: The Waterloo and City LineLeanne Shapton, author of Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris and Swimming Studies, creates an authorly and artistic response to travel, work and being a passenger part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London U

Neverwhere (London Below, #1)

Neverwhere (London Below, #1)Under the streets of London there s a place most people could never even dream of A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet This is the city of the people who have fallen between the cracks n nRichard Mayhew, a young businessman, is going

King Solomon's Carpet

King Solomon's CarpetKing Solomon s magic carpet is the London Underground, running past the disused old school building that houses the most ill assorted covey that Vine Ruth Rendell has brought together since A Fatal Inversion for this updating of Conrad s novel of terrorist conspiracy, The Secret Agent n nTom Murra

London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube and Other Stories

London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube and Other StoriesHow long has a corpse been staring out at passengers on the tube Was London Bridge really shipped abroad by an American thinking he d bought Tower Bridge Did the Queen really mix with the crowds as a princess on VE Day And did Hitler actually want to live in Balham Where are there razor blades h

Haunted London Underground

Haunted London UndergroundLondon s Underground is associated with a multitude of ghostly stories and sightings Particular stations and abandoned lines, many of which are in close proximity to burial sites from centuries ago, have given rise to unexplained events This chilling book reveals well known and hitherto unpublishe

London Underground Maps: Art, Design and Cartography

London Underground Maps: Art, Design and CartographyBy documenting and guiding us on the journeys we make every day, maps influence the way we navigate and identify with our surroundings The Underground, London Transport, and its successor Transport for London, have produced and inspired maps which are navigational, decorative forms of publicity and

Heads and Straights: The Circle Line

Heads and Straights: The Circle LineFrom Lucy Wadham, the bestselling author of The Secret Life of France , an autobiographical tale of bohemians, punk, the King s Road in the 1970s and family part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground n nLucy is a Chelsea girl, brought up off the King s Road

The Severed Streets (Shadow Police, #2)

The Severed Streets (Shadow Police, #2)Summer in London a city in turmoil The vicious murder of a well known MP is like a match to tinder but Detective Inspector James Quill and his team know that it s not a run of the mill homicide Still coming to terms with their new found second sight, they soon discover that what is invisible to o

Whispers Under Ground (Peter Grant, #3)

Whispers Under Ground (Peter Grant, #3)In Tufnell Park, North London, a pair of railway tracks diver under a school, taking train to and from Kings Cross Wet, filthy, dangerous Lovely place And one Sunday before Christmas a sweet sort of kid called Abigail took me and my long suffering colleague Lesley May down there to look for a g

Underground London

Underground LondonWhat is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over in UNDERGROUND LONDON, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital It s a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows As well

Drift: The Hammersmith and City Line

Drift: The Hammersmith and City LineArtist and filmmaker, Philippe Parreno, who created the documentary, Zidane A 21st Century Portrait, takes us in Drift on a unique voyage through London a journey without the typical purposes of a journey, an artistic, psychogeographical path part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve

London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets

London Under: The Secret History Beneath the StreetsLondon Under is a wonderful, atmospheric, historical, imaginative, oozing little study of everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers and gang hide outs The depth below is hot, much warmer than the surface and this book tunnels

A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line

A Northern Line Minute: The Northern LineWilliam Leith, author of The Hungry Years and Bits of Me Are Falling Apart, tells, in A Northern Line Minute, the darkly humorous tales of his escapades on the Tube part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground n nThe Northern Line is the Black Line, and Willia