Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): 1880s, Modern
In this unusual novel, lain Sinclair draws a powerful portrait of London’s criminal character by mingling secrets of the modern city with menacing personas from its Victorian age. A clan of profiteering book dealers becomes obsessed with the 1888...
Location(s): London, Oxford, Paris, Venice
American journalist Alice Steinbach took a year off to live in four cities – Paris, Venice, London and Oxford – when she realized she had entered a new phase of life. Her sons had graduated from college; she had...