This is the first Granta book I've read but I'm definitely interested in more after this on.
This is the first Granta book I've read but I'm definitely interested in more after this one. A collection of essays, stories, memoirs and photographs all based around the theme of London, it contains works by such well-known authors as Anthony Bailey, Ian Buruma, Amit Chaudri, Hanif Kureishi, John Lanchester, Dale Peck, Will Self and Graham Swift plus articles by two writers for the Observer.
London at the end of the century comes attached to a new list of marketing superlatives-the most vibrant, the hippest, the coolest of the great global cities: London-New York-Paris-Tokyo. This may amount to no more than a passing coincidence of money, youth, and politics.
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Publisher: Granta Books, New York. Publication Date: 1999. ASIN: 0140141588 Product Name: London: The Lives of the City (Granta, 65, Spring 1999). Visit Seller's Storefront. All Items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment. If mailing payment please contact us beforehand so we can put the title on hold for you.
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Granta 65: London - the lives of the city ed Ian Jack Granta pounds . 9. Some of the essays are presented under the self explanatory title "London Views". Most of these are a good example of the kind of space-filler you get in in-flight magazines. Sunday 7 March 1999 01:02. There are, however, notable exceptions. David Sylvester takes an unusual look at one of London's most famous architectural icons, Battersea Power Station, calling it "an outcrop of the genius of London".
Jack London's novels and ruggedly individual life seemed to embody American hopes, frustrations, and romantic longings in the turbulent first years of the twentieth century, years infused with the wonder and excitement of great technological and historic change. The author's restless spirit, taste for a life of excitement, and probing mind led him on a series of hard-edged adventures from the Klondike to the South Seas.
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