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London Orbital

London Orbital

Author(s): Iain Sinclair

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): 2000s



Yes,this one man’s trip around the M25 – a walk in several stages, from Waltham Abbey to Shenley, Abbots Langley to Staines, Staines to Epsom and Epsom to Westerham before going on to Dartford, the river and Carfax and arriving back at Waltham Abbey. Characters, history, the building developments along the way, all feature in this entertaining and astutely observed book around London’s orbital road.

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A ramble around the M25, a stream of observations, it is a monumental ode to road that circumnavigates London

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