King Solomon s magic carpet is the London Underground, running past the disused old school building that houses the most ill assorted covey that Vine Ruth Rendell has brought together since A Fatal Inversion for this updating of Conrad s novel of terrorist conspiracy, The Secret Agent n nTom Murra

London s Underground is associated with a multitude of ghostly stories and sightings Particular stations and abandoned lines, many of which are in close proximity to burial sites from centuries ago, have given rise to unexplained events This chilling book reveals well known and hitherto unpublishe

What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over in UNDERGROUND LONDON, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital It s a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows As well