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Derelict London: All New Edition The huge word of mouth bestseller completely updated for THE LONDON THAT TOURISTS DON T SEELook beyond Big Ben and past the skyscrapers of the Square Mile, and you will find another London This is the land of long forgotten tube stations, burnt out mansions and gently decaying factories Welcome to DERELICT LONDON a realm whose secrets are all around us, visible to anyone who cares to look Paul Talling our best loved investigator of London s underbelly has spent over fifteen years uncovering the stories of this hidden world Now, he brings togetherof his favourite abandoned places from across the capital many of them magnificent, beautiful and evocative than you can imagineCovering everything from the overgrown stands of Leyton Stadium to the windswept alleys of the Aylesbury Estate, DERELICT LONDON reveals a side of the city you never knew existed It will change the way you see London PRAISE FOR THE DERELICT LONDON PROJECT Fascinating images showing some of London s eeriest derelict sites show another side to the busy, built up capital Daily Mail Talling has managed to show another side to the capital, one of abandoned buildings that somehow retain a sense of beauty Metro Excellent As much as it is an inadvertent vision of how London might look after a catastrophe, DERELICT LONDON is valuable as a document of the one going on right in front of us New Statesman From the iconic empty shell of Battersea Power Station to the buried ghost stations of the London Underground, the city is peppered with decaying buildings Paul Talling knows these places better than anyone in the capital Daily Express London has an unusual and deplorable number of abandoned buildings Paul Talling s surprise bestseller, DERELICT LONDON, is their shabby Pevsner Daily Telegraph

14 thoughts on “Derelict London: All New Edition

  1. Mr. DL Griffiths Mr. DL Griffiths says:

    A long awaited sequel to Paul s previous books Derelict London and London s lost rivers excellent reads The series of books could run to many as there are still undiscovered areas of the capital that await The new book is as informative as the others which came before it Each picture contains a brief history of the subject Makes you want to learn about each one Divided into sections so the reader can compare sites Paul does tours of London on a regular basis and the book s act as a perfect companion to them.Can t wait for the next one.

  2. LarryC LarryC says:

    This is an excellent book book by Paul Talling illustrating many features of London s past I have been on two of his walks as well, which have included sites in the book, and found them so interesting Paul has an in depth knowledge of the significance of each location and is able to place that information in the wider historical and social context I am very interested in social and geographical history and even found that one of his walks passes locations connected with my family history.I would highly recommend Derelict London.

  3. Linda Tobey Linda Tobey says:

    I love the Derelict London books The photos are amazing and poignant, showing so many once loved buildings decaying and vacant Coupled with Paul Talling s amazing walks, this pocket sized edition is a perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn about the the lesser known areas of our glorious capital.

  4. Mike Mike says:

    Great picture book, I love London and old architecture so this is a double winner I think this is what is called a coffee table book.

  5. Customer Customer says:

    Absolutely first class brilliant A must have especially for Londoners, but anyone with an interest in urban decay and regeneration will be captivated Paul s walks are also to be recommended if you can squeeze on one

  6. mark ryan mark ryan says:

    It s a great book with many pictures that show a different side to London I love it

  7. DecentDave DecentDave says:

    The London we all love and take for granted with its sleeves rolled up and its tummy hanging over the top of its trousers Lovely photography , good insightful commentary a tome I will turn to many times Thank you Mr Talling

  8. Andrew Emmerson Andrew Emmerson says:

    Every bit as good as the first edition and then even better A huge amount of work has gone into this excellent production.

  9. Jose Cadaveira Jose Cadaveira says:

    Ya pose a la primera edici n de este libro pero, viendo que esta segunda edici n iba con nuevos contenidos, era de adquisici n obligada.Algo mas grande que la anterior, posee una estructura sencilla por tem ticas industrial, residencial, ocio, etcLos breves textos que acompa an cada fotograf a son sin duda lo mejor del libro.Las fotograf as, al igual que la primera edici n, no pasan de las cl sicas instant neas que tirar a cualquiera con una c mara o movil, muy muy b sicas pero aportan lo necesario para hacerte una buena idea del lugar.En resumen muy buen libro con fotograf as que siguen sin estar a la altura de lo que deber a de ser.

  10. Denis J. Smith Denis J. Smith says:

    Condition of the book was good Quality of the content only so so.

  11. Milostiva Milostiva says:

    I know London quite well and this little volume is a great way to recall old haunts.

  12. Marty Wingate Marty Wingate says:

    A fantastic look at London and its history from an expert.

  13. rockinroller rockinroller says:

    Interesting but not I think as fascinating as its companion work Lost Rivers of London Still, the photos are compelling and thought provoking If a bit sad Its too bad of these buildings haven t been restored and kept.

  14. John Simmons John Simmons says:

    Brand new in appearance, arrived faster than expected I m very happy with the product and service.

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