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London: A Literary Anthology

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'There's nowhere like London really you know', says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's 'Vile Bodies'. From the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless other writers agree.

This anthology features a wide-ranging collection of poems and scenes from novels that stretch from the fifteenth century to the present day. They range from Daniel Defoe hymning 'the greatest, the finest, the richest city in the world' to Rudyard Kipling declaring impatiently. 'I am sick of London town'; from William Makepeace Thackeray moving among 'the greatest circles of the London fashion' to Charles Dickens venturing into an 'infernal gulf'.

From well-known texts to others that are less familiar, here is London brought to life through the words of many of the greatest writers in the English language.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Fairman, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First, 2014
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
The British Library
Title:
London: A Literary Anthology

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'There's nowhere like London really you know', says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's 'Vile Bodies'. From the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless other writers agree.

This anthology features a wide-ranging collection of poems and scenes from novels that stretch from the fifteenth century to the present day. They range from Daniel Defoe hymning 'the greatest, the finest, the richest city in the world' to Rudyard Kipling declaring impatiently. 'I am sick of London town'; from William Makepeace Thackeray moving among 'the greatest circles of the London fashion' to Charles Dickens venturing into an 'infernal gulf'.

From well-known texts to others that are less familiar, here is London brought to life through the words of many of the greatest writers in the English language.

This book is in excellent condition throughout.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Fairman, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First, 2014
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
224
Publisher:
The British Library
Title:
London: A Literary Anthology

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