Books for the Lockdown – The Long Ones

Week five is here! How are you all doing? I really hope you and all your loved ones are safe and sound! Last week we had quite a sad themed list, so this week we’ll change tack a bit. Let’s look at the books that will keep you in their world, and away from the …

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London: The Biography – Peter Ackroyd – Quotes

Drunkenness was general, and there are continual references to citizens falling from their solars to the ground, falling down steps into the Thames, falling off ladders. London is not a civilised nor a graceful city, despite the testimony of the maps. It is tortuous, inexact and oppressive. It could never be laid out again with …

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