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What is it about London? It's gone from tribal village to Roman outpost to symbol of Britain. There are thousands of stories about the city and its people. The very stones bleed history, it seems, and you can't dig foundations for a new building without accidentally hitting a coin cache or a tomb or forgotten temple. Paul Cornell takes that sense of history and runs with it in his stellar novel, London Falling.
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