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The Great Fire of London : in that apocalyptic year, 1666

The Great Fire of London : in that apocalyptic year, 1666

Author: Neil Hanson
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a narrative of the pivotal event that destroyed one of the world's great capital cities. This book depicts the heartfelt and inspiring human dramas that unfolded, drawing on firsthand  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Hanson
ISBN: 0471218227 9780471218227
OCLC Number: 1043487360
Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Glossary. Acknowledgments. Preface. 1. Repent or Burn. 2. The Hellish Design. 3. The Lodge of All Combustibles. 4. A Lake of Fire. 5. A Hideous Storm. 6. Outlandish Men. 7. A Sign of Wrath. 8. The Fires of Hell. 9. Clamor and Peril. 10. Firestorm. 11. A Dismal Desert. 12. The Fatal Contrivance. 13. The Duke of Exeter's Daughter. 14. The Triple Tree. 15. The Wastelands. 16. Dust to Dust. Notes. Bibliography. Illustration Credits. Index.
Responsibility: Neil Hanson.


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"Popular narrative history at its best, well researched, imaginatively and dramatically written... The author marshals his story and his mass of contemporary quotation with great skill." (Times Read more...

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