By Owen Hatherley
In a trip that starts and leads to the capital, Hatherley takes us from Plymouth and Brighton to Belfast and Aberdeen, when it comes to the eerie urbanism of the Welsh valleys and the much-mocked splendour of modernist Coventry. far and wide outdoor the substitute Southeast, the development has stopped in cities and towns, which languish as they stay up for the subsequent bout of self-defeating austerity.
Hatherley writes with unrivalled aggression in regards to the disarray of recent Britain, and but this is still a ebook approximately percentages remembered, approximately not going successes in the middle of possible inexorable failure. For in addition to trash, old and smooth, Hatherley reveals indicators of the hopeful kingdom Britain as soon as used to be and tricks of what it might probably become.
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A New Kind of Bleak: Journeys through Urban Britain by Owen Hatherley