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Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History Of London With Matthew Beaumont

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Housmans Bookshop, King's Cross

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Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History Of London With Matthew Beaumont

A revealing guide to the neglected and forgotten aspects of London

"Part literary criticism, part social history, part polemic, this is a haunting addition to the canon of psychogeography."

- Financial Times
As part of the the London’s Burning Season at Housmans Bookshop, author Matthew Beaumont discusses his captivating literary portrait of the writers who explored the city at night, and the people they met. Nightwalking shines a light on the shadowy perambulations of the capital, detailing everything from the prostitutes of the middle ages to Charles Dickens’s time as an insomniac. This event is free, but entry is guaranteed. You need to be registered to book, but rest assured, we won't charge you a penny.

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