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Winter 2017 Reviews

A collection of seasonal reading loosely connected by the themes of landscape, time and memory… The Last London: True Fictions from an Unreal City – Iain Sinclair This is the eighteenth and supposedly final chapter of Iain Sinclair’s London novel. … Continue reading

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Straight Lines: Watling Street and Chester

Chester is situated on an elbow of Watling Street, one of Britain’s major Roman roads.  One branch issues south towards London and the other runs east across the Pennines to York.  Chester’s importance to the Romans was determined by its … Continue reading

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