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This is London : life and death in the world city

By: Judah, Ben

1447276272 / 9781447276272
Paperback
914.212
11/08/2016
Stock expected by 06/11/2020
England
20 cm 423 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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This is London in the eyes of its beggars, bankers, coppers, gangsters, carers, witch-doctors and sex workers.

This is London in the voices of Arabs, Afghans, Nigerians, Poles, Romanians and Russians. This is London as you've never seen it before. Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction 2016Shortlisted for the Ryszard Kapuscinski Award for Literary Reportage 2019'An eye-opening investigation into the hidden immigrant life of the city' Sunday Times'Full of nuggets of unexpected information about the lives of others . . . It recalls the journalism of Orwell' Financial Times'Ben Judah grabs hold of London and shakes out its secrets' The Economist

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1DBKESL London, Greater London, WTLC Classic travel writing

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