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London Nights

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Hardcover, 254 pages
Published 1926 by GEORGE DORAN
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Alex Sarll
Best known for his accounts of tramping the world's wildernesses and villages, Graham here brings the same explorer-mystic's sensibility to its greatest city. I can't find confirmation, but these short pieces read very much like a collected newspaper column, covering a range of nocturnal excursions from 1924-5. Some are magical, with the Moon become the Night Mayor of a transfigured London, the Grand Union Canal changed into a river of the Underworld. Others are investigative, as when Graham rev ...more
Nina
Jun 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: britian
Gentle but sad glimpse into London night life
Amanda
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Stephen Graham (1884 - 15 March 1975) was a British journalist, travel-writer, essayist and novelist. His best-known books recount his travels around pre-revolutionary Russia and his journey to Jerusalem with a group of Russian Christian pilgrims. Most of his works express his sympathy for the poor, for agricultural labourers and for tramps, and his distaste for industrialisation.

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