LON­DON

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - BOOKS - JACQ ELLEM By Ed­ward Ruther­ford ( Ar­row)

Lthose in the book de­spite the ob­vi­ous changes over time; though in fact this is also what drew me in deeper.

And I’m left, a lit­tle bereft af­ter fin­ish­ing it, want­ing to put all those sto­ries brought to life, into the set­tings so glo­ri­ously de­scribed.

While I didn’t find Lon­don as com­pelling as Sarum, I think you’ll find this a won­der­ful way of a rich and colour­ful his­tory be­ing put for­ward in an easy and palat­able medium. + Get your dis­counted copy of Lon­don us­ing the coupon be­low. ON­DON is a col­la­tion of snap­shots of the great city’s story through the ages, start­ing in Ro­man times and end­ing in 1997.

The his­tory is fas­ci­nat­ing in it­self, and Ed­ward Ruther­ford gives you enough of each char­ac­ter, in the fam­ily he fol­lows, to al­low you to be suf­fi­ciently drawn in, but not enough to in­vest in them. How­ever this is, af­ter all the tale of Lon­don, and the peo­ple play sec­ond fid­dle to the Grand Dame.

I did have trou­ble try­ing to rec­on­cile my knowl­edge and mem­o­ries of Lon­don to

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