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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st August 1964 Private Eye magazine is the first publication to name the Kray's as gangsters.go to related location

21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.

21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.

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21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.go to related location

Quercus - Publishing Revelation



Quercus - Publishing Revelation

The publishing company behind The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Location: 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury

Description: Quercus are the small time publisher who struck it massive with their publication of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy of dark crime thrillers: 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'.

Chief executive Mark Smith said the first book was not an immediate hit and he initially resorted to leaving copies on Tube trains and in the back of taxis to try and attract more readers.

Since then they have become a phenomenon selling more than 30m copies worldwide plus film rights have been sold.


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Ranking This Month: 2590/2778
Pages Hit This Month: 25
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/2035
Credits: http://www.quercusbooks.co.uk/

Quercus - Publishing Revelation

The publishing company behind The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.


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