London Fictions

London Fictions

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London Fictions is a book about London, real and imagined. Two dozen contemporary writers, from Cathi Unsworth to Courttia Newland, reflect on some of the novelists and the novels that have helped define the modern city, from George Gissing to Zadie Smith, Hangover Square to Brick Lane. It is a book about East End boys and West End girls, bedsit land and dockland, the homeless and the homesick, immigrants and emigrants. All human life is here a€“ highminded Hampstead and boozy Fitzrovia, the Jewish East End, intellectual Bloomsbury and Chinese Limehouse, Black London, Asian London, Irish London, Gay London...She reminisces about a state which gave her everything from her NHS specs aged nine to her NHS baby aged thirtythree, and ... They act out a morality tale a€” which has at its heart the sinking belief, that in twentyfirst century London, ita#39;s still class not character that is destiny. ... a#39;Dead Man Laughinga#39;, a revealing personal essay about social class and situation comedy, published in the New Yorker inanbsp;...

Title:London Fictions
Author: Andrew Whitehead, Jerry White
Publisher:Five Leaves - 2013-04-15

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