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London Fog

The Biography

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674979819

Publication Date: 12/01/2017

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408 pages

28 color illustrations, 63 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • 1. The Birth of London Fog
  • 2. Dickensian Gloom
  • 3. King Fog
  • 4. Women in Danger
  • 5. The View from Abroad
  • 6. London Apocalypse
  • 7. Land of the Living Dead
  • 8. The Last Gasp
  • Conclusion: The Death of London Fog
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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