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Landor's tower, or, The imaginary conversations

Author: Iain Sinclair
Publisher: London ; New York : Granta Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A writer, who has lived for years in London, reluctantly acknowledges his growing obsession with the Ewyas Valley on the border of England and Wales. Commissioned to write about Walter Savage Landor's disastrous attempt to set up a senatorial estate around Llanthony Abbey, he is sidetracked by more recent conspiracies: a bizarre series of twenty-seven suicides in the secret defence industries and unreliable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
English fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sinclair, Iain, 1943-
Landor's tower, or, The imaginary conversations.
London ; New York : Granta Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606540218
Named Person: Walter Savage Landor; Walter Savage Landor
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Sinclair
ISBN: 1862070180 9781862070189
OCLC Number: 48534707
Description: 345 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Landor's tower
Imaginary conversations
Responsibility: Iain Sinclair.

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The narrator is accused of one of the murders that Kaporal is researching. Incarcerated in an asylum on the River Usk, long suppressed memories of his childhood in Wales return to haunt him.  Read more...

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