A thorough study of London's legends and traditions, including ghosts, witchcraft and stories associated with famous historical figures and fictional characters. He manages to debunk a number of legends by looking at all the known facts and seeing how the stories developed. Many stories generally accepted as true turn out to be quite recent inventions.
The book is arranged into seven areas, with the entries in alphabetical order, so you can learn about legends associated with specific sites.
Publisher: Random House