Soundmap Brick Lane

  • by Soundmap Ltd
  • Narrated by Tarquin Hall
  • 0 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The insider knowledge London City Walking Tour. The listener is guided through the streets with stories and secrets intertwined and immersed in a world of music, interviews, and sound effects from those in the know.The unique history of Brick Lane is brought to life by author Tarquin Hall in this mesmerising walk down the street that has played host to over 300 years of immigrants. From French Huguenots weaving silk in the lofts of Spitalfields to becoming the heart of Jewish London, Brick Lane has impacted millions of lives. It is now an astonishing mix of cutting edge fashion as well as the centre of the Bangladeshi community.

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What the Critics Say

"Soundmap is the 5-star option for iPod toting tourists... the guides are packed with character and atmosphere and the music and sound effects are ladled on with the enthusiasm of a high-gloss television documentary." (Mail on Sunday)
"Soundmap's audio tours offer a very personal perspective... It's a way of becoming immersed in an area, a bit like being in your own film complete with a soundtrack." (Time Out London)
"Walking, iPods and London trivia are the holy trinity as far as Londonist is concerned. The three have reached conjoined perfection in Soundmap." (Londonist.com)
"London has such a wealth of history and things to do, that it can become a little bewildering for visitors. Even for seasoned Londoners like myself, it's always surprising how little we actually know about this great city. Soundmap offers a solution." (Journeylist.com)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-12-2008
  • Publisher: Soundmap