"I was over there two weeks ago and caught a fraction of the Longitude Punk'd exhibition at the Greenwich Observatory. Unfortunately I arrived too late in the day and they were closing shortly. From what I saw, it is brilliant.
"I'd start with Mark Hodder's books: The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man, Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon, and The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi.
For classics look at H. G. Wells's The…"