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Iain Sinclair

Autor/a de London Orbital

86+ obres 4,137 Membres 79 Ressenyes 24 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Iain Sinclair is a professional theatre director and dramaturge based in Sydney, Australia. He is a graduate of both The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and King's College London. His works includes Our Town and Blood Wedding for the Sydney Theatre Company, as well as The Seed for Company B. mostra'n més Belvoir. mostra'n menys

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(eng) Wikipedia credits the author with an extensive IMDb history, but there's no evidence that this is the same person. It's a common enough name. The author is listed as "Iain Sinclair (III)" on IMDb. Details e.g. collaborations with Chris Petit.

Crèdit de la imatge: Ian Oliver, July 1, 2007


Obres de Iain Sinclair

London Orbital (2002) 610 exemplars
Downriver (1991) 338 exemplars
White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings (1987) 263 exemplars
Rodinsky's Room (1999) 260 exemplars
Slow Chocolate Autopsy (1997) 190 exemplars
London: city of disappearances (2006) 176 exemplars
Dining on Stones (2004) 170 exemplars
Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge (1975) 163 exemplars
Radon Daughters (1994) 124 exemplars
The last London (2017) — Autor — 109 exemplars
London Overground (2015) 83 exemplars
Liquid City (1999) 70 exemplars
Crash (BFI Modern Classics) (1600) 56 exemplars
Black Apples of Gower (2016) 39 exemplars
Conductors of Chaos: A Poetry Anthology (1996) — Editor — 20 exemplars
Making an Angel (2000) 19 exemplars
Agents of Oblivion (2023) 15 exemplars
Rodinsky's A to Z of London (1999) 15 exemplars
Silenic Drift / Scales (2013) 10 exemplars
Suicide Bridge (1979) 6 exemplars
The Verbals (2003) 6 exemplars
Thames: An Anthology of River Poems (1999) — Prefaci — 5 exemplars
Buried at sea (2006) 5 exemplars
Liquid City: Second Expanded Edition (Topographics) (2016) — Autor — 5 exemplars
Postcards from the 7th floor (2010) 5 exemplars
Old Elgin (2000) 4 exemplars
Objects of Obscure Desire (2013) 4 exemplars
White Goods (2002) 4 exemplars
Saddling the Rabbit (2002) 3 exemplars
Red Eye (2016) 3 exemplars
Dark Before Dark (2019) 2 exemplars
Westering 2 exemplars
The Ebbing of the Kraft (1997) 2 exemplars
The birth rug (1973) 2 exemplars
House of Flies 1 exemplars
Bohemia Road 2016 1 exemplars
Nyr Skaldskapur (2010) 1 exemplars
Dead Letter Office (Rockdrill) (2005) 1 exemplars
London Overground 1 exemplars
The Penances (1977) 1 exemplars
Muscat's Wurm (1973) 1 exemplars
Hardball 1 exemplars

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Granta 65: London (1999) — Col·laborador — 222 exemplars
First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords (2008) — Col·laborador — 178 exemplars
London in Fragments: A Mudlark's Treasures (2016) — Pròleg, algunes edicions89 exemplars
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The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (2001) — Col·laborador — 71 exemplars
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 08 (1997) — Col·laborador — 52 exemplars
London peculiar and other nonfiction (2012) — Introducció — 46 exemplars
A Book of Two Halves: New Football Short Stories (1996) — Col·laborador — 30 exemplars
Spirits of Place (2016) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
Maps (2011) — Col·laborador — 18 exemplars
London's Underworld (2006) — Introducció, algunes edicions15 exemplars
Secret City: Strange Tales of London (1997) — Autor — 5 exemplars
Reports from the Deep End: Stories inspired by J. G. Ballard (2023) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
The Edge of Necessary (2018) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Road Stories: New Writing Inspired by Exhibition Road (2012) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Sinclair, Iain MacGregor
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Llocs de residència
Haggerston, London, England, UK
Trinity College, Dublin
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
London School of Film Technique
Carrión, Jorge (friendD
Royal Society of Literature (Fellow [2009])
Nota de desambiguació
Wikipedia credits the author with an extensive IMDb history, but there's no evidence that this is the same person. It's a common enough name. The author is listed as "Iain Sinclair (III)" on IMDb. Details e.g. collaborations with Chris Petit.



Well I managed to finish it. A book with no overall plot. Lots of references, Biblical, Literary, classical, historical, if you are not a reader you won't get a lot out of this book. Read it anyway.
charlie68 | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | May 12, 2023 |
Paperback. Pub Date: 2003 Pages: 592 Publisher: Penguin A illiant the Voyage of Discovery into the deeply unfashionable fringes of London. 'It is not often that one reads a book and is convinced that it's an instant classic but I 'm sure that London Orbital will be read 50 years from now. This account of his walk around the M25 is on one level a journey into the heart of darkness. that terrain of golf courses. retail parks and industrial estates which is Blair's itain. It's a fascinating snapshot of who we are. lit by Sinclair's vivid prose. and on another level a warning that the mythological England of village greens and cycling aunts has been buried under the rush of a million radial tyres' - JG Ballard. Observer.Contents : Prejudices declare; soothing the seething - up the Lea Valley with Bill Drummond (and the Unabomber); Paradise Gardens - Waltham Abbey to Shenley; Col...… (més)
LarkinPubs | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | Mar 1, 2023 |
Over the past four years, I have been reading various bulky books about the history of London, and I imagined that this book would serve well as a description of the most recent section of modern contemporary history of London. The subtitle of the book, nl. “9 Excursions into the Secret History of London” seems to hint at that. I am familiar with Iain Sinclair's writing and style, and was looking forward to a fresh look on the City, as blurb texts also promised.

However, this was very disappointing. There is a lot of namesdropping, and the book isn't really about anything. Looking back a few days after reading, I cannot even say clearly what it is about, even whether it was about London at all.

It is long and repetitive, some references to Sinclair's own, other work coming back several times in exactly the same words like a recurring mantra. There are historical references, but they do not really tie up with the present, and much of what Sinclair writes about is highly obscure.
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edwinbcn | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Aug 26, 2022 |



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