|The Origins of the English Imagination Peter Ackroyd. a prison with every house |
its own gaol since “here were just so many prisons in the town as there were
Houses shut up.” Many people, naked and delirious, ran through the streets ...
|Here are two thousand years of London’s history and folklore, its chroniclers and criminals and plain citizens, its food and drink and countless pleasures.|
|At once funny and erudite, The Plato Papers is a smart and entertaining look at how the future is imagined, the present absorbed, and the past misrepresented. From the Trade Paperback edition.|