Author:
Rachel Lichtenstein (one of our writers)
Type:
Novel
Published:
June 2012
Publisher:
Penguin
ISBN-13:
978-0141018522

About the publication

Diamond Street is Rachel Lichtenstein's fascinating account of London's Hatton Garden.

Enter Hatton Garden, one of London's most mysterious streets. Home to ancient burial sites, diamond workshops, underground vaults, monastic dynasties, subterranean rivers and forgotten palaces. Here you'll meet sewer flushers, artists, goldsmiths, geologists and visionaries as Rachel Lichtenstein uncovers the history, secrets and stories that bring this vibrant Clerkenwell street and its environs to life.

Reviews

'Fascinating. The great joy of Lichtenstein's books is that she encourages us to look again at the places we take for granted'

Daily Telegraph