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It's a magnet is London, always has been, it's always been the centre of the publishing world and London is awash with places that Dicken's lived, Shakespeare played, and many authors were inspired.

TOP 10 LITERARY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Peter the Great trashed here @ 146 Deptford High Street, London
12. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
13. Phileas Fogg lived here! @ 7 Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, London
14. Jackie Collins Home @ Hamilton Terrace, Swiss Cottage
15. HG Wells+Peter Cook lived here @ 17 Church Row, Hampstead, London
16. Shakespeare's Ireland Yard @ Ireland Yard, Blackfriars, London
17. Ernest Dowson Died Here @ 159 Sangley Road, Catford
18. Devils Tavern and Apollo Club @ 2 Fleet Street, London
19. Bleeding Heart Yard @ Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London
20. Mrs Lovett's Pie House @ Bell Yard, London
21. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
22. Jacobs Island & Oliver Twist @ off Jacob Street
23. The Edgar Wallace @ 40 Essex Street, London
24. Chopin's Last Performance @ 4 St James' Place, Piccadilly, London
25. George Orwell taught here @ The Fountain House Hotel, 116-118 Church Road, H
26. Where Was Wych Street? @ Aldwych
27. Pepys's Ghost @ 12 Buckingham Street, Westminster, London
28. Karl Marx Resting Place @ Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London
29. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
30. Charles Dickens Coffee House @ 26 Wellington Street, Covent Garden
31. History of Golden Square @ Golden Square, London
32. Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here @ 5 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London
33. Goddess Mrs Beeton lived here @ 2 Chandos Villas, Harrow, Middlesex
34. Edgar Allen Poe lived here @ 172 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
35. 142 The Strand @ 142 The Strand, London
36. Oscar Wilde Statue @ Charing Cross, London
37. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
38. Clapham Junction & Oscar Wilde @ St John's Hill, Clapham
39. Eccentric George Cecil Ives @ 196 Adelaide Road, Lewisham, London
40. James Joyce lived here @ 28b Campden Grove, Kensington, London
41. Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate @ 2 Aldgate High Street, London
42. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
43. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
44. The Diary of a Drug Fiend @ 31 Wellington Square, Chelsea, London
45. Canonbury Towers @ Canonbury Place, Islington
46. Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd @ 3 St. James's Street, Lambeth
47. John Harvards Tavern @ 103 Borough High Street, Southwark, London
48. Royalty House & Theatre @ 72-74 Dean Street, Soho, London
49. AA Milne lived here @ 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea
50. Enid Blyton was born here @ 354 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London
51. London's First Railway Bookstall @ Euston Station
52. Legend of Fu Manchu @ Gill Street, Limehouse, London
53. Illustrator Charles Keeping @ 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley
54. William S Burroughs lived here @ 8 Duke Street, London
55. Poet Stevie Smith's House @ 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green
56. Roald Dahl's Studio @ 8 Turnchapel Mews, Clapham
57. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
58. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
59. Home of Noel Coward @ 17 Gerald Road, Belgravia, London
60. London's Longest Pub? @ 25 London Street
61. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
62. Charles Dickens Childhood Home @ 16 Bayham Street
63. St George the Martyr and Dickens @ Borough High Street, Southwark, London
64. HG Wells was born here @ Atlas House, 46 High Street, Bromley
65. Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit @ Brompton Cemetery, Brompton, London
66. Verde & Company @ 40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields
67. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
68. Samuel Coleridge Died Here @ 3 The Grove, Highgate, London
69. Will's Coffee House @ 39 Bow Street, Covent Garden
70. Author DH Lawrence lived here @ 32 Well Walk, Hampstead, London
71. Charles Williams born here @ 3 Caedmon Road, Islington, London
72. Radclyffe Halls House @ 37 Holland Street, Kensington
73. James Bond's House @ Royal Avenue, Chelsea
74. WT Stead lived here @ 5 Smith Square, Westminster, London
75. Author Wilkie Collins lived here @ 90 Gloucester Place (now 65)
76. Home of Guinness Book of Records @ 107 Fleet Street
77. The House by the Thames @ 49 Bankside, Cardinal's Wharf, Southwark, London
78. Senate House @ Senate House, Malet Street, London
79. Poet's Corner @ Westminster Abbey
80. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Home @ 9 Bywater Street, Kensington, London
81. Dylan Thomas' House of Horror @ 54 Delancey Street, Camden
82. The First ever London Theatre @ 86-88 Curtain Road
83. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
84. Princess Diana's Playground @ Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo
85. Da Vinci Code: Opus Dei @ 5 Orme Court, Westminster, London
86. JM Barrie and Peter Pan @ 100 Bayswater Road, London
87. Willie Rushton was born here @ Cromwell Road, Earl's Court
88. Lawrence of Arabia's Land @ Pole Hill, Chingford
89. Dr Johnson's Dictionary House @ 17 Gough Square, London
90. Vampire author lived here @ 38 Great Pulteney Street, London
91. The Fitzroy Tavern @ 16 Charlotte Strreet
92. Mount Pleasant - or is it? @ Coldbath Square, Islington, London
93. HG Wells lived here @ 13 Hanover Terrace, Green Park, London
94. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
95. Regan once lived Here @ 9 Highbury Crescent
96. John Evelyn's House @ 14 Dover Street, Mayfair
97. Rights of Man written here @ The Old Red Lion, Islington, London
98. Time to get Trolleyed @ 73A Redchurch Street, Old Street
99. The Original Hatchard's @ 173 Piccadilly, London
100. CS Forester lived here @ 58 Underhill Road, East Dulwich
101. Railway Children authors home @ Stratfield House, Baring Road, Lewisham, London
102. Novelist James Hilton lived here @ 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green
103. The Dog and Duck @ Frith Street, Soho, London
104. Home of Sherlock Holmes @ 221b Baker Street, London
105. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
106. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
107. Samuel Beckett lived here @ 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea
108. Author Nevil Shute born here @ 16 Somerset Road, West Ealing
109. Author Arnold Bennett lived here @ 75 Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge, London
110. The Boot @ 116 Cromer St, London