lostI been to London a dozen times over the past several years and I amazed that every time I go there is more to see and discover. I have also read many books about the city and its history and there are still stories to be told. Combining my interest in traveling to London and the city’s history, Christopher Winn’s book I Never Knew That About London is a perfect addition to my library.

About I Never Knew That About London by Christopher Winn: “Discover hundreds of fascinating facts about London in this enthralling miscellany Travelling through the villages and districts that make up the world’s most dynamic metropolis, Christopher Winn takes us on a captivating journey around London to unearth the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city’s compelling and at times turbulent past. See the Chelsea river views that inspired Turner and find out where London’s first nude statue is. Explore London’s finest country house in Charlton and unearth the secrets of the Mother of Parliaments. Discover which church steeple gave us the design of the traditional wedding cake, where the sandwich was invented and where in Bond Street you can see London’s oldest artifact. Visit the house where Handel and Jimi Hendrix both lived. Climb the famous 311 steps of the Monument and fly the world’s biggest Ferris wheel. Brimming with stories and snippets providing spellbinding insight into what has shaped the city, I Never Knew That About London is a beautifully illustrated gem of a book that informs and amuses in equal measure.”

In I Never Knew That About London, we are treated to more amazing tidbits (with charming illustrations) of arguably the greatest city in the world. I can’t wait to get back to London to check out some of the great things I learned about in Mr. Winn’s book and find even more gems of my own.

I Never Knew That About London by Christopher Winn is available from Amazon and other fine book retailers.