Lights Out for the Territory: 9 Excursions in the Secret History of London

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Granta Books, 1997 - Travel - 386 pages
"Iain Sinclair is our greatest guide to London...(his) pitch is urban, jagged; the city is a maze of symbols waiting to be revealed, and Sinclair conjures them beautifully before our eyes".-"The Spectator"

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User Review  - jonfaith - www.librarything.com

Perhaps it is simply Sinclair overloard (1000 pages of his in two weeks), perhaps the concurrent surfeit of images from London dissuaded me. I felt this text was inferior to London Orbital; I also ... Read full review

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It took me forever to read this book, and I don’t think I ever got a handle on it. Subtitled “9 Excursions into the Secret History of London” I imagined it would be the authors thoughts on nine walks ... Read full review

Contents

The First Walk
1
The Dog the Dish
55
Weather in the City
89
Copyright

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