London Orbital

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9780141014746: London Orbital
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'It isn't often that one reads a book and is convinced that it's an instant classic, but I'm sure that LONDON ORBITAL will be read 50 years from now. This account of his walk around the M25 is on one level a journey into the heart of darkness, that terrain of golf courses, retail parks and industrial estates which is Blair's Britain. It's a fascinating snapshot of who we are, lit by Sinclair's vivid prose, and on another level a warning that the mythological England of village greens and cycling aunts has been buried under the rush of a million radial tyres' J. G. Ballard, Observer

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London Orbital is Iain Sinclair's voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city.

Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when Iain Sinclair sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. Stumbling upon converted asylums, industrial and retail parks, ring-fenced government institutions and lost villages, Sinclair discovers a Britain of the fringes, a landscape consumed by developers. London Orbital charts this extraordinary trek and round trip of the soul, revealing the country as you've never seen it before.

'My book of the year. Sentence for sentence, there is no more interesting writer at work in English' John Lanchester, Daily Telegraph

'A magnum opus, my book of the year. I urge you to read it. In fact, if you're a Londoner and haven't read it by the end of next year, I suggest you leave' Will Self, Evening Standard

'A journey into the heart of darkness and a fascinating snapshot of who we are, lit by Sinclair's vivid prose. I'm sure it will be read fifty years from now' J. G. Ballard, Observer

Iain Sinclair is the author of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor's Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Lights Out for the Territory; Lud Heat; Rodinsky's Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, Dining on Stones, Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk. He is also the editor of London: City of Disappearances.

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. London Orbital is Iain Sinclair s voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city. Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when Iain Sinclair sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the acoustic footprints - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. Stumbling upon converted asylums, industrial and retail parks, ring-fenced government institutions and lost villages, Sinclair discovers a Britain of the fringes, a landscape consumed by developers. London Orbital charts this extraordinary trek and round trip of the soul, revealing the country as you ve never seen it before. My book of the year. Sentence for sentence, there is no more interesting writer at work in English John Lanchester, Daily Telegraph A magnum opus, my book of the year. I urge you to read it. In fact, if you re a Londoner and haven t read it by the end of next year, I suggest you leave Will Self, Evening Standard A journey into the heart of darkness and a fascinating snapshot of who we are, lit by Sinclair s vivid prose. I m sure it will be read fifty years from now J. G. Ballard, Observer Iain Sinclair is the author of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor s Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Lights Out for the Territory; Lud Heat; Rodinsky s Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, Dining on Stones, Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk. He is also the editor of London: City of Disappearances. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141014746

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. London Orbital is Iain Sinclair s voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city. Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when Iain Sinclair sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the acoustic footprints - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. Stumbling upon converted asylums, industrial and retail parks, ring-fenced government institutions and lost villages, Sinclair discovers a Britain of the fringes, a landscape consumed by developers. London Orbital charts this extraordinary trek and round trip of the soul, revealing the country as you ve never seen it before. My book of the year. Sentence for sentence, there is no more interesting writer at work in English John Lanchester, Daily Telegraph A magnum opus, my book of the year. I urge you to read it. In fact, if you re a Londoner and haven t read it by the end of next year, I suggest you leave Will Self, Evening Standard A journey into the heart of darkness and a fascinating snapshot of who we are, lit by Sinclair s vivid prose. I m sure it will be read fifty years from now J. G. Ballard, Observer Iain Sinclair is the author of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor s Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Lights Out for the Territory; Lud Heat; Rodinsky s Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, Dining on Stones, Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk. He is also the editor of London: City of Disappearances. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141014746

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. Paperback. Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when the author sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. This book deals with the author's voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city. Num Pages: 592 pages, colour illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; RPT; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 432. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141014746

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. Paperback. Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when the author sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. This book deals with the author's voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city. Num Pages: 592 pages, colour illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; RPT; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 432. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141014746

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