London Clay / Journeys In The Deep City.
From Roman ruins to a submerged playhouse, from anabandoned Tube station to underground rivers, Tom Chivers leads us on a journey into the depths of the city he loves.A lyrical interrogation of a capital city, a landscapeand our connection to place, London Clay followshidden pathways, explores lost islands and uncovers the geological mysteries that burst up through the pavement and bubble to the surface of our streets. Through a combination of historical research, vivid reportage and personal memoir, it will transform how you see London; and cities everywhere.
“A lyrical meditation on landscapes and cities a beautifully realised and moving read”
“London re-enchanteda wonderfully multi-layeredmeander through a landscape at once familiar and strange”
Nauthor of Notes from Deep Time
His beguiling mix of history, geology, folklore and memoir captivated me from the first page”
Mauthor of Mudlarking