Packed with interesting information about the variety of things you can find out and about in London this book is the ultimate companion for a trip to the capital. With fun facts and tips on how to spot each iconic item, it wonâe(tm)t be long before they have enough points to claim an i-SPY London certificate. From black cabs and double-decker buses to Covent Garden and Canary Wharf, there are all kinds of exciting things and places to look out for in Englandâe(tm)s capital city. i-SPY London includes hundreds of famous landmarks and symbols, so keep an i-SPY out wherever you go! âe¢ spy it âe" up to 200 fun things to spot around you âe¢ spot it âe" tick it off when you see it âe¢ score it âe" score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Children will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
A historical tour of London landmarks for anyone fascinated by intrigue and espionage . . . Includes maps and photos. James Bond may be fictional—but London is indeed the espionage capital of the world. This book takes us through the city’s espionage history, with evocative photos and compelling stories and observations about 136 landmarks, conveniently organized into manageable walking tours for those living in or visiting the city. Go behind the façades of ordinary buildings to learn more about clandestine operations: from the modest hotel suite where an eager Red Army colonel poured out his secrets to a team of British and American intelligence officers, to the royal residence where one of the most slippery Soviet moles was at home for years, and the London home where an MP plotting to appease Hitler was arrested on his front steps in 1940.
Starring Ben Whishaw, Charlotte Rampling and Jim Broadbent, this gripping, contemporary, emotional thriller from Tom Rob Smith, bestselling author of Child 44 and The Farm, tells the story of a chance romance between two people from very different worlds. Danny – gregarious, hedonistic and romantic – falls in love with the enigmatic and brilliant Alex. Then Alex disappears. When Danny finds Alex’s body, he is forced to pursue the truth behind his death. This volume of complete scripts is a brilliant companion to the ratings-winning BBC1 series first shown in November 2015 and set for DVD release in May 2016.
Or, a Twenty-four Hours Ramble Through the Bills of Mortality. Containing a True Picture of Modern High and Low Life; ... The Whole Exhibiting a Striking Portrait of London, as it Appears in the Present Year, 1771
From the award-winning author of The Great Trouble comes a story of espionage, survival, and friendship during World War II. Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy. He never imagined traipsing around war-torn London, solving ciphers, practicing surveillance, and searching for a traitor to the Allied forces. He certainly never expected that a strong-willed American girl named Eleanor would play Watson to his Holmes (or Holmes to his Watson, depending on who you ask). But when a young woman goes missing, leaving behind a coded notebook, Bertie is determined to solve the mystery. With the help of Eleanor and his friend David, a Jewish refugee--and, of course, his trusty pup, Little Roo--Bertie must decipher the notebook in time to stop a double agent from spilling the biggest secret of all to the Nazis. From the author of The Great Trouble, this suspenseful WWII adventure reminds us that times of war call for bravery, brains and teamwork from even the most unlikely heroes.
For the Present Year, 1781; Or, a Real New, and Universal Disclosure, of the Secret, Nocturnal, and Diurnal Transactions, in and about the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Borough of Southwark. .... Written by a Gentleman of Fortune. Revised, Corrected, and Improved, by Richard King, ...
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