Lights out for the territory: 9 excursions in the secret history of London

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Granta Books, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 386 pages
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"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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Review: Lights Out for the Territory: 9 Excursions in the Secret History of London

User Review  - Nicholas Flower - Goodreads

Dense, complex and enthralling, Sinclair riffs on London in wild cluttered prose that echoes the intense life and history of the city itself. Every page sparks a digression and every digression a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Roisin - Goodreads

This is a brilliant and interesting book of journeys around London, that will resonate if you are familiar with some of the hidden gems that exist, some of which are now lost. If you are not, there is ... Read full review

Contents

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

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