Mother London (Paperback)
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Mother London (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 30/06/2016
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Shortlisted for the Whitbread prize, MOTHER LONDON is a dazzling journey through the heart of a city that the author loved. Spanning generations of characters across a variety of boroughs from the Blitz to the mid-eighties, this is a book about the real London that tourists will never find, a London which is being erased by the spread of high-rise flats and shining skyscrapers.

Following a group of released mental patients across the years and streets of London, Moorcock creates a vivid impressionistic portrait of the city, from its downtrodden pubs to its green parks. All of the lead characters hear voices - but are they the murmurings of their damaged minds, or the true voice of the city?

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781473213258
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 36 mm


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The greatest writer of post-Tolkien British fantasy

A supreme example of the fantasy genre and more - TIME OUT

Scenes of beauty and power, and serious ruminations on humankind's capacity for great dreams and profound horrors - LOCUS

a great, humane document - London Review of Books

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