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Iain Sinclair
Birth date: June 11, 1943
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Nigeyb rated it 10 years ago
Scamp is another of those classic London novels from the 1950s that evokes Julian Maclaren-Ross, Patrick Hamilton, Norman Collins, Samuel Selvon and so on. It makes a brilliant companion piece to Adrift in Soho by Colin Wilson. The back streets of Soho and the West End are brought vividly to life an...
altheaann rated it 12 years ago
I picked this up for the Dave McKean illustrations - I'd never heard of the author.Well, I read through page 50 (the first three stories), and looked at all the illustrations.This just isn't my kind of thing. I guess I'd call it 'British Weird' or something of the sort. The writing seems deliberatel...
REALJimBob rated it 12 years ago
After nearly three years of living next-door to a library, it was about time I actually joined; I have this renewed fervour for reading all of a sudden. So, earlier this week when I found myself working from home to avoid an audit in the office I popped along with identification and asked to join up...
Bookivorous rated it 12 years ago
This isn't a story, it's a journey. The river is the Thames and the journey is through the psyche of the city the river bisects. What does the Thames mean to London? If you had to describe that meaning through fictional characters, who would they be and what would they do?Sinclair is a psychogeograp...
wbebout rated it 15 years ago
Average stories in an average book. Nothing stellar here.
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