9 edition of Iain Sinclair (Salt Studies in Contemporary Literature S.) found in the catalog.
September 1, 2005
by Salt Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
Iain Sinclair. Iain Sinclair is the award-winning writer of numerous critically acclaimed books on London, including Lights Out for the Territory, London Orbital and London Overground. He won the Encore Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his novel Downriver. He lives in Hackney, East London. More Author Information. “When I opened Iain Sinclair's American Smoke I felt something very is a style both measured and sumptuously wild--a beautiful, obsessive and individual style--and it's the right weapon for attacking a monumental task: visiting American towns and landscapes associated with the Beats and the writers and poets in their orbit.”.
Winner of the Encore Award in Britain, Welsh-born poet and antiquarian-bookseller Sinclair's second novel (but first US publication): a tumultuous, frenzied, and mercilessly critical story of London past and present. Constructed as a series of interlocking stories, the primary focus is on the Docklands, a rundown wharf and warehouse district that was targeted for upscale redevelopment in Author: Iain Sinclair. In Downriver, Iain Sinclair s first book to be published in the United States, the author traces the ruins of Thatcher s reign, through the lens of a fictional film crew that has been hired to make a documentary about what s left of the river life that was.
Sinclair is a stylist, his writing accomplished but dense and generally uncompromising. He takes the reader to interesting places, but not every reader will enjoy the voyage. Downriver is a mightily impressive book, but not necessarily approachable. Sinclair's language can sweep one away, but at over pages it is a long and sometimes. Living with Buildings is a remarkable book; surprisingly gripping and often very moving. It extends and deepens Iain Sinclair's extraordinary 'brain-mapping project' - his investigation, carried out over many books and years, into how place embeds itself into mind, and mind into place/5(34).
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Travelling on foot is a national obsession that has inspired a whole tradition of great writing, from Laurie Lee to Iain Sinclair Published: 3 Jul Top 10 books about walking in Britain.
London Orbital by Iain Sinclair pp, Granta, £ For a couple of years now, the writer, critic and deeply lovable polymath Kevin Jackson has not returned my phone calls. Iain Sinclair is a British writer and film maker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography.
Sinclair's education includes studies at Trinity College, Dublin, where he edited Icarus, the Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London), and the London School of Film Technique (now the London /5.
Iain Sinclair has books on Goodreads with ratings. Iain Sinclair’s most popular book is London Orbital. Downriver is a brilliant London novel by its foremost chronicler, Iain Sinclair. WINNER OF THE ENCORE AWARD AND THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE The Thames runs through Downriver like an open wound, draining the pain and filth of London and its mercurial inhabitants/5(6).
"Downriver" takes us to Sinclair's familiar turf, the East End of London and eventully transports us all the way downriver to the mouth of the Thames, but the real geography mapped here is the one inside Iain Sinclair's head.
This man's imagination is incredibly fertile, and it rarely by: 6. Iain Sinclair explores modern London through a day's hike around the London Overground route. Echoing his journey in London Orbital over a decade ago, Iain Sinclair narrates his second circular walk Iain Sinclair book the capital.
Shortly after rush-hour and accompanied by a rambling companion, Sinclair begins walking along London's Overground network, or, 'Ginger Line'. A New Statesman Book of the Year London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond Edition: MMP.
Iain Sinclair is a writer of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. The Spectator calls him “our greatest guide to London”.
He is the author of London: City of Disappearances, and lives in Hackney in east London Iain Sinclair on Wikipedia Iain Sinclair's website.
I enjoyed reading Iain Sinclair’s ‘The Last London’, as I’ve enjoyed reading about his other dérives through the city I walk in every day (LRB, 30 March). The only thing about his city I don’t recognise is that it appears to have only ever been described by, Author: Iain Sinclair.
London Overground retraces legendary London writer Iain Sinclair’s journey with film-maker Andrew Kötting around the Overground railway for the book.
Explore books by Iain Sinclair with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ "Iain Sinclair has growing reputation as a novelist and writer of documentary non-fiction.
This study covers his major works, but also seeks to trace the connections. Now Lichtenstein and Iain Sinclair have written an extraordinary book that weaves together Lichenstein's quest for Rodinsky.
Part mystery story, part memoir, part travelogue, Rodinsky's Room is a testament to a world that has all but vanished and the celebration of the life of a unique : Granta Books. An unconventional, atmospheric exploration of London from one of its most unique chroniclers. At first, some readers may experience confusion about the latest from Sinclair (American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light,etc.), trying to discern if this book is just a stream-of-consciousness to worry, however, as the narrative is a bright collection of the author’s walks Author: Iain Sinclair.
Iain Sinclair (). “Downriver, or, The vessels of wrath: a narrative in twelve tales”, Penguin Books Ltd. A comprehensive study of Iain Sinclair's writing, this work covers his key texts from the early s up to London Orbital.
It situates Sinclair's work in relation to a range of major London writers, from Blake and Dickens through to Peter Ackroyd, and offers readings from a cultural Marxist perspective.
A New Statesman Book of the Year. London. A city apart. Inimitable. Or so it once seemed. Spiralling from the outer limits of the Overground to the pinnacle of the Shard, Iain Sinclair encounters a metropolis stretched beyond recognition/5(24).
Looking for books by Iain Sinclair. See all books authored by Iain Sinclair, including London Orbital: A Walk Around the M25, and Downriver, and more on Soft cover.
Condition: Very Good. Signed by Iain Sinclair on the title page. Italian edition of book first published in English as London Orbital. Edizione italiana a cura di Nicoletta Vallorani. Traduzione di Luca Fusari. Slight wear only. Language: eng. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory #.
When In Doubt, Quote Ballard Extensive interview with Iain Sinclair about psychogeography, writing and J.G. Ballard Londonist interview 3:AM interview Robert Bond, Iain Sinclair, Salt Publishing, ISBN Swandown Notebook on Cities and CultureAn interview on.
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The book business, started by a man who spent twenty years helping to rehabilitate former addicts and a partner with a shop at Archway, caught the eye of sympathetic journalists by displaying a full complement of shipboard cats and open boxes of Beatrix Potter. Iain Sinclair is working on unpublishable poems and thinking about Tasmania Author: Iain Sinclair.