Home > Books > Poetry > L Poetry > London Orbital - Iain Sinclair

Rating Summary

Show only

Reviews with images (1)

1-2 of 2 reviews Show most helpful reviews first Newest first


Lord of the Ring Road

AdvantagesBreathtakingly virtuosic and knowledgeable writing

DisadvantagesCan become rather obscure at times

"Towards the end of London Orbital, Iain Sinclair concludes “The M25 goes nowhere; it’s self-referential, postmodern, ironic. Modestly corrupt, it won’t make sense until it’s been abandoned, grown over.” And there was I thinking it was just a road. That quote, though, hints at the layer upon layer of symbolism, history, politics and art that Iain Sinclair creates and discovers in this furious, fascinating, multifaceted book. What starts as a ..." Read review

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Sponsored By Walkers Review with images

AdvantagesEducational for walkers and anyone slightly creative

DisadvantagesLacks a gravitas to being a house-hold name

"...inspirations would've come from their London walks - but still I wanted to throw my agitated hand up in the air and shout - "Hello, I'm here: stop your private chat!" Not that he'll listen, Sinclair's selective hearing is well-known - open-mindedness depends to who he is in the company of? Or what their portfolio consists of? Or if they've been invited to Sinclair's walking club. London no doubt is a myriad of diversities; every piece of the cultural ..." Read review

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Compare prices »

1 to 2 out of 2 offers for London Orbital - Iain Sinclair   Sorted by: Price 

Are you the manufacturer / provider of London Orbital - Iain Sinclair? Click here