London Encounter is not a historical guide to Londonís attractions nor is it an all inclusive guide to Londonís sites. What it does include is brief up-to-date information on some of the better known tourist sites as well as write-ups on restaurants and eating spots, night clubs, and shops.
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London has been divided into neighbourhoods with helpful maps of each, making it easy to find the recommended establishments. A larger pull-out map is also included. There is a short section on getting around the city and one of practical information. Inside the back cover is a tube map.
The guidebook is pocket size so easy to carry around for reference during the day.
Author Sarah Johnstone is a native Australian who has lived in London for 10 years and written for Lonely Planet for 5 years.
Lonely Planet London Encounter, 1st edition
Published May 2007
ISBN 9781 74059 7470
US $9.59 at Amazon
Canada $10.91 at Amazon