London Clay : Journeys in the Deep City by Tom Chivers 9781529176711

London Clay : Journeys in the Deep City


Beneath the bustling streets and towering edifices of London lies a secret world waiting to be uncovered. In "London Clay: Journeys into the Deep City", Tom Chivers invites you on an extraordinary subterranean odyssey, tracing the hidden pathways and lost islands that lurk beneath the city's surface. With lyrical prose and a keen eye for detail, Chivers unravels the geological mysteries that burst through the pavement and bubble up from the depths, offering a mesmerizing meditation on the landscapes that underpin the metropolis.

Tom Chivers is a celebrated writer and urban explorer whose work has appeared in publications such as Granta, The London Review of Books, and The Paris Review. Combining elements of social history and memoir, "London Clay" is a captivating exploration of the city's subterranean realms, inviting readers to embark on a journey through time and space, unearthing the hidden stories and secrets that lie beneath our feet.

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