Geoff Nicholson

Geoff Nicholson


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in Sheffield, The United Kingdom
March 04, 1953

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Geoff Nicholson is a British novelist and non-fiction writer. He was educated at the Universities of Cambridge and Essex.

The main themes and features of his books include leading characters with obsessions, characters with quirky views on life, interweaving storylines and hidden subcultures and societies. His books usually contain a lot of black humour. He has also written three works of non-fiction and some short stories. His novel Bleeding London was shortlisted for the 1997 Whitbread Prize.


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If you’ve read my novel Bleeding London (and I suppose it’s just possible that some of you have) you may have noticed one glaring error.  I’m not saying it’s the only one but it’s the one I’ve been told about.  I say in the book that Hornsey Lane Bridge, which runs high above Archway Road is a railway bridge – it isn’t and I should have known that.  

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Average rating: 3.43 · 2,392 ratings · 319 reviews · 35 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Lost Art of Walking: Th...

3.25 avg rating — 578 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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Bleeding London

3.52 avg rating — 335 ratings — published 1997 — 14 editions
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The City Under the Skin

3.21 avg rating — 311 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Footsucker

3.68 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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Everything and More

3.93 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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Bedlam Burning

3.43 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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The Food Chain

3.66 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1992 — 10 editions
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Still Life With Volkswagens

3.63 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Hunters and Gatherers

3.60 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Flesh Guitar

3.40 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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“Walk some night on a suburban street and pass house after house on both sides of the same street each with the lamplight of the living room, shining golden, and inside the little blue square of the television, each living family riveting its attention on probably one show; nobody talking; silence in the yards; dogs barking at you because you pass on human feet instead of wheels.”
Geoff Nicholson, The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, and Literature of Pedestrianism

“Your own exploration therefore has to be personalized; you're doing it for yourself, increasing your own store of particular knowledge, walking your own eccentric version of the city. ”
Geoff Nicholson, The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, and Literature of Pedestrianism
tags: london

“A lot of people measure a man by what he's got. I've decided to measure myself by what I can give up.”
Geoff Nicholson, Hunters and Gatherers



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