This is London

Life and Death in the World City

4.02 based on 425 ratings & 56 reviews on Goodreads.com
Picador

Publication date: 28.01.2016
ISBN: 9781447274803
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

'Judah grabs hold of London and shakes out its secrets' The Economist

This is London in the eyes of its beggars, bankers, coppers, gangsters, carers, witch-doctors and sex workers.

This is London in the voices of Arabs, Afghans, Nigerians, Poles, Romanians and Russians.

This is London as you've never seen it before.

'An eye-opening investigation into the hidden immigrant life of the city' Sunday Times

'Full of nuggets of unexpected information about the lives of others . . . It recalls the journalism of Orwell' Financial Times

In the media

[A] remarkable study of the modern city . . . A timely insight into how we live now
i
Demonstrates that you can find an exotic civilization and human jungle just round the corner in your own city
Times Literary Supplement
A vital, almost overwhelming panorama of brutality and injustice
Metro