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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th February 2008 Mohammed Al Fayed accuses Prince Philip and Prince Charles of killing Diana and Dodi.

18th February 1917 Born today: Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)

18th February 1901 Born today: Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

18th February 1775 Born today: Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist

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: 885/2757
Pages Hit This Month: 47
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Credits: http://www.quercusbooks.co.uk/

Quercus - Publishing Revelation

The publishing company behind The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.


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