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Highgate Cemetery trail by Jenny Cox

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Published by Friends of Highgate Cemetery in (London) ((5 View Rd, N6 4DJ)) .
Written in English


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Plan (fold. sheet) as insert.

Statement(by Jenny Cox).
ContributionsHighgate Cemetery. Friends of Highgate Cemetery.
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PaginationFolder((8)p.) :
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Audrey Niffenegger's book Her Fearful Symmetry () is set around Highgate Cemetery; she acted as a tour guide there while researching the book. [12] In the novel Double or Die (), a part of the Young Bond series, Ludwig and Wolfgang Smith plan to kill Bond in the on: Highgate, London, N6. M. ost readers will have, at some time, visited Highgate Cemetery, the world class high-Gothic nature reserve on the steep incline up to N6. Dating back to , it contains , corpses – that’s nearly as many people as the current (live) population of the borough of Camden. In Highgate Cemetery: Victorian Valhalla the London historian Felix Barker tells fully and for the first time the story of this burial ground. But, above all, the book contains a unique pictorial record of its moods and its monuments caught over the last twenty years by John Gay whose photographs superbly and evocatively convey the spirit of the place.5/5(9). Flossie is the Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery and holds the responsibility of ensuring that the dead of the cemetery remain peacefully at rest. When on a nighttime sojourn Flossie spots a ghostly figure in a Nazi uniform in St Paul's Cathedral, it is the beginning of a race against time to discover how and why a German ghost is in London in the /5.