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Tangerine Press are extremely proud to be
publishing the latest book by Iain Sinclair.

 
My Favourite London Devils is a delirious gathering of some of the writers, living and dead, who haunt Iain Sinclair and who inform his own London books. And yet it is so much more than that. Devils is a gazetteer of influences and enthusiasms. A charge sheet. And a fragmented autobiography laid out through a series of portraits as picaresque as John Aubrey’s Brief Lives.

In these pages, Mr Sinclair encounters established London authorities: Peter Ackroyd, Michael Moorcock, J.G. Ballard, Angela Carter. We pay our respects to the eternally rediscovered: Patrick Hamilton and Alexander Baron. And the reforgotten: Roland Camberton and Robert Westerby. Other writers considered: John Healy (The Grass Arena), Jack Kerouac and Joseph Conrad. Fifteen in total.

My Favourite London Devils also contains specially commissioned artwork by Dave McKean. Sixteen Illustrations -- including one of Mr Sinclair himself -- adorn these pages. Mr McKean also provides an extraordinary 'Catcombs' image, which is bound into the ltd editions, and features on the paperback front cover.
There are three editions available for sale:

First trade paperback edition:
208 pages; Format approx. 6"/150mm wide x 9"/230mm tall.
Colour cover; sixteen b&w illustrations; acid-free text paper. First printing.

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Also, collectors' editions in the larger Pinched Crown format approx.
7"/175mm wide x 250mm/10" tall. Handbound at the Tangerine workshop.

100 numbered/signed copies:
Full bound cloth covered boards; 100% recycled, acid-free text paper; Hahnemuhle Lana endpapers; front cover artwork embossed in gold. Specially commissioned artwork by Dave McKean includes bound in 'Catacombs' image, alongside sixteen full colour illustrations. Signed by the author.

26 lettered/signed/artwork copies:
Quarter bound with Hahnemuhle Lana red paper covered boards and Japanese silk spine; front cover artwork embossed in black; 100% recycled, acid-free text paper; Canson Mi-Tientes endpapers. Specially commissioned artwork by Dave McKean includes bound in and signed 'Catacombs' image, alongside sixteen full colour illustrations. Signed by the author and illustrator.

Only a few lettered copies are left.
Click on images for more info and to buy.

 

Iain Sinclair was born in 1943 in Cardiff, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, the Courtauld Institute of Art, and the London School of Film Technique. The city of London is central to his work, and his books tell a psychogeography of the capital involving numerous characters such as those found in this book. His non-fiction works include Lights Out for the Territory; London Orbital; and London Overground . His novels include Downriver; Dining on Stones; and Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire, which was shortlisted for the 2010 Ondaatje Prize. Iain Sinclair lives in Hackney, East London.

Dave McKean is an award-winning English illustrator, graphic novelist, photographer, designer, filmmaker and musician. He has published many graphic novels, including Cages, which was reissued in 2016 with an introduction by Terry Gilliam. He has also collaborated with Neil Gaiman, Richard Dawkins, Ray Bradbury and John Cale. He has produced book and album covers for Stephen King, Roy Harper, Alice Cooper, Rolling Stones and Alan Moore, amongst many others. He has written and directed three feature films: Mirrormask, The Gospel of Us and Luna (Raindance Best Feature). Dave McKean lives on the Isle of Oxney in Kent.

Forthcoming:
Billy Childish
-- all of gods dark places
Very limited edition single poem, large format, letterpress,
with original signed artwork by Mr Childish.

Archie Hill -- A Cage of Shadows
Autobiographical novel. Lost modern classic from 1973.

 
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