London: City of Disappearances

London: City of Disappearances

By: Iain Sinclair (author)Paperback

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"A book full of richness, unexpected enticements, short sharp shocks and breathtaking writing". ("Guardian"). Welcome to the real, unauthorised London: the disappeared, the unapproved, the unvoiced, the mythical and the all-but forgotten. It is the perfect companion to the city. "Exhilarating, truly wonderful, a cavalcade of eloquent writing. London demands an anthology like this to remind us of the irascible quirkiness of its residents, and we have Sinclair to thank for marshalling such a perverse and ultimately pleasurable exercise". ("Independent on Sunday").

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About Author

Iain Sinclair was born in Cardiff in 1943. He is the author of numerous works of fiction, poetry non-fiction, including Lud Heat; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Downriver; Radon Daughters; Lights Out for the Territory; Rodinsky's Room, with Rachel Lichtenstein; Landor's Tower; London Orbital; Dining On Stones; Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk; American Smoke and London Overground. Downriver won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award. He lives in Hackney, east London.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/08/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780241964859
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9780241964859
  • weight: 444
  • ISBN10: 0241964857

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