About this book
Trade paperback. Now in a single volume, this history of London weaves together the stories of 4 individuals: Nathan Rothschild, Ernest Cassel, Montagu Norman and Siegmund Warburg. 'A work of breathtaking scope and achievement' D.J. Taylor, "Independent"
Tells a story as dramatic as any novel, while explaining the mysteries of the financial world in a way that we can all understand. This book is a story of booms, busts and bankruptcies, dress codes, eating habits, pay, humour, changing architecture and the unique culture of the Square Mile which brings us up to the modern age.