Gleam Street

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A side-street of Treacle Mine Road running turnwise towards the river Ankh on the Morpork side.

Notable places:

There is also an eel pie shop, as mentioned in Hogfather.

According to Carrot, an underground river runs beneath Gleam Street which was covered over and built on to mitigate pressure of space within the city. If this is true, and it probably is (it is Carrot who's talking), then this neatly foreshadows what at that point (Men at Arms) would be the later use of the street as HQ for the burgeoning newspaper industry. (In Roundworld's London, Fleet Street, a street built up over a tributary of the Thames, called the River Fleet, was the heart of Britain's newspaper industry).


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