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"Curious Oxfordshire" is a guide to over 100 unusual and extraordinary sights, incidents and legends from all parts of the county. Featured here in this work are the tales of unsolved murders, witchcraft, hangings, poltergeists, underground caves and passages, 'cunning men', backswording and riots. From an unconventional exorcism performed with a bicycle pump to the tail of a vast shark pointing skywards from a Headington roof, this book will make fascinating reading for all those interested in the quirky and strange side of Oxfordshire. Illustrated with a range of photographs and original drawings, Roger Long's entertaining stories will inspire residents and visitors alike to greater exploration of both familiar and unknown sights of this historically rich and curious county.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750949576
ISBN-10: 0750949570
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roger Long

ROGER LONG has published over eighteen books and countless articles, including A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire and Historic Inns along the River Thames. He has appeared on television and radio as a guest speaker.

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