Ackroyd portrays London from the time of the druids to the beginning of the twenty-first century, noting magnificence in both epochs, but this is not a simple chronological record. It is a comprehensive account, animated by Ackroyd's concern for the close relationship between the present and the past as well as by what he describes as the peculiar "echoic" quality of London whereby its texture and history actively affect the lives and personalities of its citizens.
London is perhaps the most important study of the city ever written, and confirms Ackroyd's status as what one critic has called "our age's greatest London imagination".
Foundations tells the story of London's formation and physical conception, it's early growth and character.
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yet another great readig from the famous Simon Callow!!! bravo bravo! i want to be just like him even though in this soiciety gays are not premitted to read books....