Written in English
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", Sinclair strikes out on a series of solitary walks and collaborative expeditions to make a final reckoning with a capital stretched beyond recognition.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-318) and index.
|LC Classifications||DA684.25 .S559 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||324|
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