Nairn's London

Nairn's London
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Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 288
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ISBN-13 : 9780141396163
ISBN-10 : 0141396164
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Download or read book Nairn's London written by Ian Nairn and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2015-04-02 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: TELEGRAPH BOOKS OF THE YEAR and OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014 'This book is a record of what has moved me between Uxbridge and Dagenham. My hope is that it moves you, too.' Nairn's London is an idiosyncratic, poetic and intensely subjective meditation on a city and its buildings. Including railway stations, synagogues, abandoned gasworks, dock cranes, suburban gardens, East End markets, Hawksmoor churches, a Gothic cinema and twenty-seven different pubs, it is a portrait of the soul of a place, from a writer of genius.


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