Stephen Inwood has written a compelling and comprehensive history of this incredibly unique and complicated city, from the fires and plundering of latterday Londinium to the frenetic art, music and politics of London's last 30 years. This is the updated paperback edition.
'Inwood's book has it all, so much so that, coming to the end, the reader wants to start over again.' Sunday Times
'An utterly winning work, erudite yet entertaining... This is a wonderful book.' Financial Times
'Inwood proves himself a heroic reader, absorbing and filtering all that is to be known about a city for which he has a genuine and abiding affection.' Daily Telegraph
'As sprawling and richly textured as London itself.' Independent