Beautiful Idiots and Brilliant Lunatics: A Sideways Look at Twentieth-Century London

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Amberley Publishing Limited, Nov 15, 2015 - History - 320 pages
London's forgotten scandals, secrets and personalities from the twentieth century, told by the writer of the popular blog Another Nickel in the Machine.

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The PopArtist Pauline Boty and the AntiUglies
The Protests at the 1970 Miss World Competition
Mary Richardson Suffragette Iconoclast
How the GLC Almost Destroyed Covent Garden
When Lord HawHaw Met Mr Albert Pierrepoint
Christine Keeler and the Fight at the Flamingo
The Blind Beggar and the Death of George Cornell
The Death of Benny Hill and the Windmill Theatre

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Rob Baker is a former TV producer and the writer of Another Nickel in the Machine, a popular blog revealing the most fascinating stories about London in the twentieth century. He also writes and edits for

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