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Book Talk - ‘Arthur Machen and the Art of Wandering’ with Merlin Coverley

Merlin will be considering Machen's unique contribution to the literary history of walking, especially exploring London's outer limits.


Continuing our celebration of writer and mystic Arthur Machen’s 150th birthday Housmans are delighted to welcome back Merlin Coverley, author of ‘Psychogeography’ and the recently published ‘The Art of Wandering’.

Merlin will be considering Machen's unique contribution to the literary history of walking, with a particular focus on those years he spent exploring London's outer limits, a period he describes in his final volume of autobiography, 'The London Adventure: or, The Art of Wandering' (1924). Merlin will be demonstrating Machen's position within a broader tradition of London Visionaries, a role he shares with, amongst others, Blake, De Quincey and Dickens.


Speaker(s):

Merlin Coverley | talks

 

Date and Time:

24 April 2013 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Housmans Bookshop
5 Caledonian Road
King’s Cross
London
N1 9DX
020 7837 4473
http://www.housmans.com/

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Tickets:

Entry £3 on the door. Redeemable against any purchase.

Available from:

We expect a very big turn out for this event so it essential that you contact us ahead of time to reserve a space.
Please RSVP by email to nik[at]housmans.com

Additional Information:

Further details... http://www.housmans.com/events.php

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