About this book
Paperback edition of Sinclair's personal record of the area of north-east London where he's lived for 40 years. The iconic map cover of the hardback, which sold over 8000 copies, has been adapted for this beautiful edition. 'Sinclair at his best...' "Daily Telegraph"
Offers a personal record of the author's north-east London home in which he has lived for forty years. This documentary fiction seeks to capture the spirit of place, before Hackney succumbs to mendacious green papers, eco boasts, sponsored public art and the Olympic Park gnawing at its edges.