Monthly Archives: August 2010

Kraken, by China Miéville

How do you steal a giant squid from the British Museum? Why would anyone bother? How do you locate said creature when you’re being pursued by the acolytes of a religious cult that worships the giant squid as its god and regards … Continue reading

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London Calling: A Countercultural History of London Since 1945, by Barry Miles

This is a highly personal account of the growth of the artistic and political Counterculture centred mostly on Soho, Camden, the West End and The King’s Road, a literary cavalcade of painters, writers, poets and subversives spanning the last sixty-odd years. It … Continue reading

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