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Non-fiction Non-fiction: The last London: True fictions from an unreal city
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- ISBN: 9781786071743
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Iain Sinclair has been documenting the peculiar magic of the river-city that absorbs and obsesses him for most of his adult life. In The Last London, he strikes out on a series of solitary walks and collaborative expeditions to make a final reckoning with a capital stretched beyond recognition. Here is a mesmerising record of secret scholars and whispering ghosts.
Of disturbing encounters. Night hospitals. Pits that become cameras.
Mole Man labyrinths. And privileged swimming pools, up in clouds, patrolled by surveillance helicopters. Where now are the myths, the ultimate fictions of a many times revised city?Travelling from the pinnacle of the Shard to the outer limits of the London Overground system at Croydon and Barking, from the Thames Estuary to the future ruins of Olympicopolis, Sinclair reflects on where London begins and where it ends.
A memoir, a critique, a love letter, The Last London is a delirious conclusion to a truly epic project.
|Series||Non-fiction||Title||The last London: True fictions from an unreal city|
|Publication Date||September 2017||Authors||Iain Sinclair|
|Inspection Copy||No||Delivery||Out of stock - expected on 01/06/2020 if you order today|
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