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London and Londoners.

William Platt

London and Londoners.

by William Platt

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Published by Simpkin in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708583M

“Londoners is a wonderful book—I wanted it to be twice as long.” —Diana Athill, New York Times bestselling author of Somewhere Towards the End In Londoners, acclaimed journalist Craig Taylor paints readers an epic portrait of today’s London that is . The Lost Rivers of London: A Study of Their Effects Upon London and Londoners, and the Effects of London and Londoners on Them by N.J. Barton | 7 Dec out of 5 stars

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  Many of the Londoners in this novel are outcasts - some are criminals in society&#;s eyes. Most are descended from adventurers and immigrants. The worlds they inhabit - the bedsit; the cruisers&#; pub - lie cheek by jowl with the worlds of the affluent and successful - the smart Author: Maureen Duffy. Both devastating and funny, The Lonely Londoners is an unforgettable account of immigrant experience - and one of the great twentieth-century London novels. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by Susheila Nasta. At Waterloo Station, hopeful new arrivals from the West Indies step off the boat train, ready to start afresh in s London.


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without Author: Rosalind Pritchard.

From BBC radio 4 - Book of the Week: By Craig Taylor. Abridged by Pete Nichols. Craig Taylor's book has given new voice to Londoners; the rich and the poor, the native and the immigrant; men and women.

It continues an oral tradition that goes back to Henry Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor, published in the mid-nineteenth century/5.

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An invaluable souce of trivia, this book is unique in that it not only charts by year and period the events that shaped London, but looks at the history of crime and hanging, the police, prisons, the executioners, health, English as a language, nursery rhymes, slang, sayings, and their origins.

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out of 5 stars 82 ratings. Customers reported quality issues in this eBook. This eBook has: Typos. The publisher has been notified to correct these issues. /5(25). Top 10 books about Londoners From its Roman foundation to the 21st century, London has always been a city of migrants, as these Author: Panikos Panayi.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in. The Lonely Londoners doesn’t follow a straightforward plotline—instead, it describes the experiences of a group of West Indian immigrants living in London in the s through a series of loosely connected vignettes.

In an episodic style, the unnamed narrator focuses primarily on Moses, an immigrant from Trinidad who has lived in London for roughly six years. Top 10 books about Londoners. By Denis Bedoya On Ap In News Leave a comment.

facebook; The essays range from Waterside London to Underground London and Ballooning London. The book also includes at least one sketch on each of the major migrant groups in the capital. Children of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill ().

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Taylor devoted five years to collecting the material for “Londoners.” He gathered stories from all 32 boroughs, conducting formal interviews with more than people, running through tape. On occasions Londoners attains a level of eloquence as beautiful and blue as anything to be found in the works of Jean Rhys or Samuel Selvon.

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