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Articles > 2014 > 4 July > Reviews > Book reviews >

The case of the mummified cat

Leigh Hatts explores the fascinating world of London's crypts - and their evacuees

Crypts of London
Malcolm Johnson
The History Press £16.99
(978-1-86077-672-4)
Church Times Bookshop £15.30 (Use code CT834 )

EVERY year the congregation of St Alban's, Holborn, in London, travels to Surrey to pass through a lychgate leading to its own burial ground (Books, 17 April). This is its detached churchyard, where a requiem mass is celebrated, followed by a picnic among the graves.

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