The Fact or Fiction Behind London
By Adam Sutherland
Truth or Busted explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know about popular everyday topics!
This book will teach you how NOT to be a sucker ...! And find out if the following phrases are true or not:
* Beefeaters got their name from eating lots of beef
* You're never more than 10 feet from a rat
* The London Underground runs mainly overground
* The Demon Barber of Fleet Street made his victims into pies
Would you Adam and Eve it? Truth or Busted looks at the facts about London, explodes the urban myths and legends, and reveals loads of fascinating stuff about the great city of London and its infamous people ...
Adam Sutherland is an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer with over 20 years' experience in the industry. He has written for publications including The Observer, Wired and Esquire magazines, and has won the PPA Specialist Writer of the Year Award for his coverage of sport, and a BSME award for Young Writer of the Year. He started his writing career covering bands and music for style magazines The Face, i-D and Arena, but more recently has expanded to cover film, new media and business. He has written a series of business titles for young adults on companies such as Nike, Google and Facebook, and biographies of rapper Jay-Z and Apple founder Steve Jobs.
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25 Aug 2016
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