Author(s): Robert Elms
‘London is a huge kaleidoscope, which is ceaselessly turning. Take your eye off it for greater than a second and you might be misplaced.’ Robert Elms has observed his liked town trade past all imagining. London in his lifetime has morphed from a piratical, nonetheless bomb-scarred playground, to a sleek cosmopolitan city. Motorways pushed thru misplaced communities, homicide miles turning into property brokers’ goals, accents replacing, towers showing. Yet nonetheless it stays to him the best position on earth. Elms takes us again thru time and position to myriad Londons.
He is our information thru a spot that has observed medical experiments carried out in subterranean lairs, a small neighborhood claim itself an impartial country and animals of various exoticism roam unfastened thru its streets a spot his great-great-grandfather made the Elms’ house over a century in the past and a town that has borne witness to epoch- and world-changing occasions.
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