- ISBN 9781474622301
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, Fiction, Literary Fiction, New Arrivals OS
- Author(s) Michael Bracewell
- Publisher Orion Publishing Co
- Weight 0.213 kg
A vivid eulogy for London of the late 1970s and early 80s - the last years prior to the rise of the digital city. An elliptical, wildly atmospheric remembrance of the sites and soundtrack, at once aggressively modern and strangely elegiac, that accompanied the twilight of one era and the dawn of another. Haunted bedsits, post-punk entrepreneurs in the Soho Brasserie, occultists in Fitzrovia, Docklands before Canary Wharf, frozen suburbs in the winter of 1980...