Mother London doc ä Paperback

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Mother London doc ä Paperback À Three hospital outpatients all find that they hear voices the voices of London's past As they explore the city of their present day they also explore its recent past and its forgotten people Through the lives of those on the fringe of society we learn what it is like and what it has always been like to live in the greWe learn what it is like and what it has always been like to live in the great sprawling polyphonic multicoloured capita Utterly tedious parade of instantly forgettable characters that listlessly drifts back and forth over London history 1940 90 without alighting on a single interesting thought observation or sentence There may well be an inner matrix of connections between the lines of narrative linked around the telepathic figure of Joseph Kiss but I just couldn't care less Relentlessly trite riffing on how the new money of the 80s was bad and the counterculture were fakes who sold out uickly and the Blitz wasn't like you were told yes this was all stale even when this thing was published There is a core of sentimentality that is not so far away from those JBPriestley doorstoppers of the 1930s but I've wasted enough of my life on this already

Michael Moorcock Þ Mother London doc

Three hospital outpatients all find that they hear voices the voices of London's past As they explore the city of their p A deeply humane and thoroughly wonderful novel that enters into the mind of London itself through a host of eccentric and compelling characters Moorcock is best known for his science fiction but he should just be recognised as one of England's best living novelists A beautifully done time traveling structure and a great literary conceit to delve into the streams of consciousness of London's inhabitants

kindle Ç Mother London Þ Michael Moorcock

Mother LondonResent day they also explore its recent past and its forgotten people Through the lives of those on the fringe of society The characters and settings in this book stay with me they come to mind on unexpected occasions just a glimpse and I realise how even though this book frustrated my need for a clear narrative novel it gave me much than I thought