Regular price: $26.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $26.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

This entertaining volume provides a concise history of one of the world's premiere cities. Acclaimed author A.N. Wilson starts at the beginning, when London was founded by the Romans, and continues to contemporary times, hitting all the historical highlights along the way. London is the perfect starter book for anyone wishing to understand this great city a little better, and even seasoned London fans will find new information here.
©2004 A.N. Wilson; (P)Recorded Books, LLC
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Tim on 03-26-07

Random Walk

Not a "concise history" - more of a random walk through some interesting and arcane bits of London's history. Marred by filtering historical events through 21st century culture, a tendency toward social commentary and biased architectural criticism.

Nevertheless, worth adding to many other histories of London and worth a listen

Read More Hide me

5 of 5 people found this review helpful


By Just me on 10-12-07

Some Insights

I listened to this book on the plane ride back from London and found it interesting. So much of the London history books deal with kings and queens but this book discussed more the the architecture, business and sociological issues in the city.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews