Paved with Gold
David Long

Paved with Gold

Walking the West End, street by street, this large and copiously illustrated volume describes every significant building and feature in central London, from Bloomsbury to Belgravia, through Covent Garden and the Strand to Westminster and Whitehall. Looking at how these areas developed, who built them and who lived where. 

Book Details:

  • Author: David Long
  • Published Year: 2015
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Fort Publishing

David Long

David Long spent 25 years writing features for national newspapers and editing glossy magazines before turning to books, initially as a ghostwriter. Since then, under his own name, he is the author of many successful non-fiction titles for adults and children. With an engaging historical focus, his books have been well received by readers and reviewers alike and translated into a dozen languages. In 2017 his book Survivors was the Blue Peter Book of the Year. He lives in Suffolk, is the father of two boys, and has made regular appearances in the Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Pe...
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Book Reviews

  • "A new book by David Long is always something to cherish…Long is a past master of finding novelty in the familiar."
    Londonist
  • "Long brings to life London's history with his detailed research and interesting anecdotes…a fabulous companion to many happy hours ."
    About London