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Iain Sinclair

Autor(a) de London Orbital

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About the Author

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. mostrar mais Belvoir. mostrar menos

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Disambiguation Notice:

(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.

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Obras por Iain Sinclair

London Orbital (2002) 615 exemplares
Downriver (1991) 339 exemplares
White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings (1987) 267 exemplares
Rodinsky's Room (1999) 261 exemplares
Slow Chocolate Autopsy (1997) 192 exemplares
London: city of disappearances (2006) 178 exemplares
Dining on Stones (2004) 171 exemplares
Lud Heat and Suicide Bridge (1975) 163 exemplares
Radon Daughters (1994) 124 exemplares
The last London (2017) — Autor — 110 exemplares
London Overground (2015) 86 exemplares
Liquid City (1999) 70 exemplares
Crash (BFI Modern Classics) (1600) 57 exemplares
Black Apples of Gower (2016) 39 exemplares
Conductors of Chaos: A Poetry Anthology (1996) — Editor — 20 exemplares
Making an Angel (2000) 19 exemplares
Agents of Oblivion (2023) 16 exemplares
Rodinsky's A to Z of London (1999) 15 exemplares
Silenic Drift / Scales (2013) 10 exemplares
The Verbals (2003) 6 exemplares
Suicide Bridge (1979) 6 exemplares
Liquid City: Second Expanded Edition (Topographics) (2016) — Autor — 5 exemplares
Postcards from the 7th floor (2010) 5 exemplares
Thames: An Anthology of River Poems (1999) — Prefácio — 5 exemplares
Buried at sea (2006) 5 exemplares
Objects of Obscure Desire (2013) 4 exemplares
White Goods (2002) 4 exemplares
Old Elgin (2000) 4 exemplares
Saddling the Rabbit (2002) 3 exemplares
Red Eye (2016) 3 exemplares
Dark Before Dark (2019) 2 exemplares
Westering 2 exemplares
The Ebbing of the Kraft (1997) 2 exemplares
The birth rug (1973) 2 exemplares
House of Flies 1 exemplar
Bohemia Road 2016 1 exemplar
Nyr Skaldskapur (2010) 1 exemplar
London Overground 1 exemplar
The Penances (1977) 1 exemplar
Muscat's Wurm (1973) 1 exemplar
Hardball 1 exemplar

Associated Works

A Study in Scarlet (1887) — Introdução, algumas edições7,771 exemplares
The Golem (1914) — Introdução, algumas edições1,804 exemplares
Carnacki: The Ghost Finder (1947) — Posfácio, algumas edições569 exemplares
Granta 65: London (1999) — Contribuidor — 222 exemplares
First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords (2008) — Contribuidor — 179 exemplares
London in Fragments: A Mudlark's Treasures (2016) — Prefácio, algumas edições88 exemplares
The Lowlife (1963) — Introdução, algumas edições77 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (2001) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 08 (1997) — Contribuidor — 52 exemplares
London peculiar and other nonfiction (2012) — Introdução — 46 exemplares
A Book of Two Halves: New Football Short Stories (1996) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Spirits of Place (2016) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
Maps (2011) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
London's Underworld (2006) — Introdução, algumas edições15 exemplares
Secret City: Strange Tales of London (1997) — Autor — 5 exemplares
The Edge of Necessary (2018) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Road Stories: New Writing Inspired by Exhibition Road (2012) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Reports from the Deep End: Stories inspired by J. G. Ballard (2024) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Sinclair, Iain MacGregor
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Locais de residência
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 desambiguação
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 | 3 outras críticas | 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...… (mais)
LarkinPubs | 11 outras críticas | 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 | 5 outras críticas | Aug 26, 2022 |



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