Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day
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Published By Chatto & Windus
ISBN : 9780701188801
Category : LGBT
Format : Hardback
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"After his mammoth, shamanic aria London: the Biography, the remarkable writer Peter Ackroyd has produced a nimble, uproarious pocket history of sex in his beloved metropolis" (Alasdair Lees Independent)

"Ackroyd has an encyclopaedic knowledge of London, and a poet's instinct for its strange, mesmerising drives and urges ... Queer City contains something to alarm or fascinate on every page" (Craig Brown The Mail on Sunday)

"If there was a prize for the most evocative or salacious chapter headings, then Peter Ackroyd's new book, Queer City, would be the undisputed victor. They capture the rudery and naughtiness, although not the erudition of this entertaining history of the 'queer' experience in London" (Robbie Millen The Times)

"Ackroyd's brisk little history of what he calls queer London is itself a collation of sweetmeats" (Dominic Sandbrook The Sunday Times)

"Always entertaining ... much to be recommended" (Philip Hensher The Spectator)

Our preeminent chronicler of London looks at the city in a whole new way -- through the history and experiences of its gay community

 



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