20 walks in London tracing its gruesome and horrific history
Spanning two thousand years and featuring twenty chilling trails, this charmingly illustrated walking guide will unearth the horrors, secrets and violence buried in the beautiful city’s dreadful past. Each bloodcurdling walk ranges from 0.8–10km in length, for an overall terrifying tour covering 110km of the capital.
This fascinating guide will reveal the locations of famous haunts of Jack the Ripper, key places involved in the Great Fire of London, the site of John Christie’s house of horrors and much, much more. Bursting with grisly tales of ruthless murders, notorious gangsters, tragic accidents and unsolved mysteries, this book is sure to entertain and shock anyone who dares to venture along the darker path.
With a foreword by Ben Aaronovitch "Two thousand years of bloody London history... a delight"
Written, designed and illustrated by David Fathers
Published by Bloomsbury
I was interviewed by LionHeart on BBC Radio London talking about London's Hidden Rivers