‘London Bone And Other Stories’

London Bone And Other Stories

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson trade-sized paperback, 2016 (June 30th);
edited by John Davey;
original price:  £9·99;
344 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  978-1-473-21329-6;
cover artist:  Paul Catherall
;

illustrated by Michael Moorcock;
no American edition.

London Bone And Other Stories is a collection of short fiction & non-fiction (see below), much expanded from the earlier London Bone (2001). It was published in 2016as part of a companion trio together with Mother London and King Of The City.

(+ later reprint[s], £10·99)

Contents:-
p. 1: ‘A Child’s Christmas In The Blitz’ (as ‘Foreword: A Child’s Christmas In The Blitz’ on contents page);
p. 25: ‘Nightmore Street, WC1’ and ‘Golden Place, WC2’ (as ‘Lost London [1]’ on contents page);
p. 27: ‘A Winter Admiral’;
p. 33: ‘The Third Jungle Book’;
p. 45: ‘The French Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, WC1’ (as ‘Lost London [2]’ on contents page);
p. 47: ‘London Blood’;
p. 63: ‘A Portrait In Ivory’;
p. 74: ‘The Porchester Tower, Westbourne Grove, W11’, ‘The Zodiac House, Ormington Place, SW1’ and ‘Derry & Toms Roof Garden, W8’ (as ‘Lost London [3]’ on contents page);
p. 77: ‘Doves In The Circle’;
p. 105: ‘A Twist In The Lines’;
p. 111: ‘Livesey Walk, Brookgate, EC1’, ‘Coveney’s Yard, EC3’ and ‘The Old Moon & Stars, Foxes Row, E3’ (as ‘Lost London [4]’ on contents page);
p. 115: ‘The Clapham Antichrist’;
p. 155: ‘Cake’;
p. 164: ‘Callahan’s, Whitechapel High Street, E1’ and ‘Marriage’s Wharf, E6’ (as ‘Lost London [5]’ on contents page);
p. 167: ‘London Bone’;
p. 195: ‘Stories’;
p. 219: ‘Tripcock Flats, SE28’, ‘The Terminal Café, Brixton, SW18’, ‘Camberwell Coliseum, High Street, SE12’, ‘Turner’s Cottages, Streatham, SW16’ and ‘The Noah’s Arc, London Road, Norbury, SW16’ (as ‘Lost London [6]’ on contents page);
p. 223: ‘London Flesh’;
p. 245: ‘The Cairene Purse’;
p. 321: ‘The Old Mill, Tufnell Hill, N19’ (as ‘Lost London [7]’ on contents page);
p. 323: ‘Furniture’;
p. 329: ‘Through The Shaving Mirror; or, How We Abolished The Future’ (as ‘Through The Shaving Mirror’ only, on contents page);
p. 332: ‘Convent Of The Poor Clares, Ladbroke Grove, W11’, ‘The Alhambra, Colville Terrace, W11’, ‘The Hearst Castle, Ladbroke Grove, W10’ and ‘Sporting Club Square, W6’ (as ‘Lost London [8]’ on contents page);
p. 335: ‘Lost London Writers’ (as ‘Afterword: Lost London Writers’ on contents page);
p. 343: Acknowledgements.


London Bone And Other Stories is also available as an e-book: 9781473213302.