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Book Review - The Story of the London Underground
The Story of the London Underground
Book review by Edward Clark
Author: David Long
Genre: Historical Fiction
This book is about the invention of underground, community spirit and providing a service to the people of london. When the overground becomes too busy, Charles Pearson wonders whether an underground railway network may provide a solution.
The history of the London Underground spans over a hundred of years and my favourite facts are:
- in 1940, some tube stations were used to provide shelter from air raids;
- in 1940, objects (artifacts) from the British Museum were stored in parts of the Piccadilly Line tunnel.
I give this book a four out of five stars rating.