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London by Iain Sinclair
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Dec 18, 2009

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An anthology of fragments and glimpses befitting it's subject. Sinclair has collected myriad prose which captures the London I live in-- a place of ghosts, absences and markers of what might have been.

Worth reading for De Quincey's ode to his first opium dealer: "The Disappeared Pharmacist."

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