By Stephen Butt
The city’s tales are available far and wide: from the Victorian generators and cloth factories to the bustle of purchasing centres and markets, in constructions, church buildings, parks, streets and alleyways, and within the humans themselves. neighborhood writer Stephen Butt takes readers on their own A–Z journey round the city’s historical past, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the way in which concerning many a desirable story of the main fascinating humans and areas. totally illustrated with photos from the earlier and current, this new A–Z advisor to Leicester’s background will attract citizens and viewers alike.
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