My Favourite London Devils: A Gazetteer of Encounters with Local Scribes, Electi

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Here is a delirious gathering of some of the writers, living and dead, who haunt Iain Sinclair and who inform his own London books. ‘My Favourite London Devils’ is a fragmented autobiography laid out through a series of portraits as picaresque as John Aubrey’s ‘Brief Lives’. Sinclair has assembled an accidental novel in the form of a dictionary of unreliable memories, passionate critiques and interviews with the London writers he has met or found secondhand in street markets and libraries.

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Here is a delirious gathering of some of the writers, living and dead, who haunt Iain Sinclair and who inform his own London books. A party at the end of time where familiar ghosts line up to tell their overlapping stories. My Favourite London Devils is a fragmented autobiography laid out through a series of portraits as picaresque as John Aubrey’s Brief Lives. Sinclair has assembled an accidental novel in the form of a dictionary of unreliable memories, passionate critiques and interviews with the London writers he has met or found secondhand in street markets and libraries.

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Weight 0.27 kg
Dimensions 23.1 × 15.1 × 1.6 cm
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Paperback

Pages

203

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

828.91409 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K