Rosemary Gray


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Pan Macmillan
14 March 2024
ISBN: 9781035031689
384 pages

From the publisher

With diary entries, quotations, poems, essays and extracts, this is an exquisite time capsule of literary London which takes you on a captivating journey through the city.

London: An Illustrated Literary Companion, compiled by Rosemary Gray, captures the varying moods of London over recent centuries through great works written in its honour, featuring authors including Charles Dickens, William Wordsworth, Virginia Woolf, Arthur Conan Doyle and many more. It is beautifully illustrated with drawings and engravings from distinguished artists, including Gustave Doré, George Cruikshank, James McNeill Whistler and Hugh Thomson, as well as a variety of prints and photographs.

The perfect gift for Londoners old and new, and for all those who have been charmed by this wonderful city.

Part of the new Macmillan Collector's Library series of gorgeous pocket-sized travel paperbacks, featuring Treasures of Cornwall, Yorkshire: A Literary Landscape and Paris: A Literary Anthology.