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Ghost Milk: Calling Time on the Grand Project

Ghost Milk: Calling Time on the Grand Project (Paperback)

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What happens when the games have gone? Iain Sinclair reports on the trouble to come

Beginning in his east London home many years before it will be invaded by the Olympian machinery of global capitalism, Sinclair strikes out near and far in search of the forgotten and erased.

Burrowing under the perimeter fence of the grandest of Grand Projects - the giant myth that is 2012's London Olympics - Ghost Milk explores a landscape under sentence of death and soon to be scorched by riots. This is a road map to a possible future as well as Iain Sinclair's most powerful statement yet on the throwaway impermanence of the present.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryTravel & MapsTravel writing Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Publication Date: 01/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9780141039640  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Iain Sinclair was born in Cardiff in 1943. He is the author of numerous works of fiction, poetry non-fiction, including Lud Heat; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Downriver; Radon Daughters; Lights Out for the Territory; Rodinsky's Room, with Rachel Lichtenstein; Landor's Tower; London Orbital; Dining On Stones; Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk; American Smoke and London Overground. Downriver won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award. He lives in Hackney, east London.

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A seering & necessary cultural critique of the material manifestations of the bloated & unaccountable cant that is neo-liberalism.

- 30/07/2012
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