Night Walking: A Nocturnal History of London [Audiobook] download free by Matthew Beaumont

Night Walking: A Nocturnal History of London Audiobook download free by Matthew Beaumont
  • Listen audiobook: Night Walking: A Nocturnal History of London
  • Author: Matthew Beaumont
  • Release date: 2015/8/23
  • Publisher: VERSO BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781781687956
  • Rating: 7.81 of 10
  • Votes: 428
  • Review by: Reina Flanders
  • Review rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/20
  • Duration: 6H20M51S in 256 kbps (99.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: TTA, WMA Lossless, WAV, WMA, MPEG-4 DST, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3 (compression RAR, ACE, RZ, EML, CBZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 47 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 34M14S (9.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Throughout its history, London has been two places: the daytime city of business and work the nighttime palace of dark desires, crime, and vagrancy. This place has attracted writers, lawyers, poets, and politicians who have all attempted to chart and control the nocturnal flows of the capital. In the medieval city, nightwalking was a punishable crime; by the Victorian era, Charles Dickens was forced to wander the streets by night in order to becalm his disturbed mind. Why has the city shrouded in darkness been such a compelling subject over the centuries? Before the age of the gas lamp, the city at night was a different place, home to the lost, the licentious, and the insomniac. In this brilliant work of literary investigation, Matthew Beaumont shines a light on the dark perambulations of poets, novelists, and thinkers from Shakespeare, to the ecstatic strolls of William Blake, the feverish urges of opium addict De Quincey, as well as the master nightwalker, Charles Dickens.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Urban Communities, Literary Studies: General
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 38.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x236x46mm
  • Weight: 862g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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