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Do Not Pass Go: From the Old Kent Road to Mayfair by Tim Moore - Paperback - from Wonder Book (SKU: W06E-00145)

Do Not Pass Go: From the Old Kent Road to Mayfair

Do Not Pass Go: From the Old Kent Road to Mayfair by Tim Moore - Paperback - from Wonder Book (SKU: W06E-00145)
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Do Not Pass Go: From the Old Kent Road to Mayfair

by Tim Moore

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ISBN 10
0099433869
ISBN 13
9780099433866
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Vintage. Used - Good. Good condition.

Synopsis

"Moore is a talented and very funny writer" Daily TelegraphA book that tells the story of London since the thirties through the 28 streets, stations and utililties of the Monopoly board . In the wonderful world of Monopoly it still only cost -50 to buy a house in Islington, you can move around London with the shake of a dice and even park your car for free. In Do Not Pass Go Tim Moore, belying his reputation as a player who always paid that -10 fine rather than take a Chance, fearlessly tackles the real thing and along the way tells the story of a game and the city that frames it. Sampling the rags and the riches he stays in a hotel in Mayfair and one in the Old Kent Road, enjoys quality time with Dr Crippen in Pentonville Prison and even winds up at the wrong end of the Water Works pipe. And, solving all the mysteries you'll have pondered whilst languishing in jail and many other you certainly wouldn't, Tim Moore reveals how Pall Mall got its name, which three addresses you won't find in your A-Z and why the sorry cul-de-sac that is Vine Street has a special place in the heart of Britain's most successful Monopoly champion. The stirring travelogue of one man's erratic progress around those 28 stations, utilities and street, Do Not Pass Go is also an epic and lovingly researched history of London's wayward progress in the 66 years since the launch of the world's most popular board game

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Bookseller
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
W06E-00145
Title
Do Not Pass Go: From the Old Kent Road to Mayfair
Author
Tim Moore
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0099433869
ISBN 13
9780099433866
Publisher
Vintage
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
July 8, 2004

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With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.

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