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The Last London

(2017)
True Fictions from an Unreal City
A non fiction book by

 
 
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, he strikes out on a series of solitary walks and collaborative expeditions to make a final reckoning with a capital stretched beyond recognition. Here is a mesmerising record of secret scholars and whispering ghosts. Of disturbing encounters. Night hospitals. Pits that become cameras. Mole Man labyrinths. And privileged swimming pools, up in clouds, patrolled by surveillance helicopters. Where now are the myths, the ultimate fictions of a many times revised city?

Travelling from the pinnacle of the Shard to the outer limits of the London Overground system at Croydon and Barking, from the Thames Estuary to the future ruins of Olympicopolis, Sinclair reflects on where London begins and where it ends. A memoir, a critique and a love letter, The Last London stands as a delirious conclusion to a truly epic project.



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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City
Author(s): Iain Sinclair
ISBN: 1-78607-174-6 / 978-1-78607-174-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City
Author(s): Iain Sinclair
ISBN: 1-78607-330-7 / 978-1-78607-330-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City
Author(s): Iain Sinclair
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU