BORIS JOHNSON The Spirit of London

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The Spirit of London

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Boris Johnson was elected Mayor of London in May 2008. Before this he was the Editor of the SPECTATOR and Member of Parliament for Henley on Thames. He is the author of many books, notably HAVE I GOT VIEWS FOR YOU and DREAM OF ROME.

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`A book of hidden gems....his vocabulary is extraordinary and his polymathery a joy....as he cycles through history .we glimpse him everywhere....it is best when Boris's enthusiasms are on display, as exuberant as a vase of bird-of-paradise blooms' THE TIMES`Revealing anecdotes go far beyond familiar guide-book tales...Johnson's unerring eye for detail catches your attention but also moves his story on...Johnson sets out his stall for London's future with such patent sincerity that you'd have to be stony-hearted not to go along for the ride' MAIL ON SUNDAY`As the thumbnail sketches accumulate, we come to realise just how like Boris all the London heroes have been' EVENING STANDARD`Johnson's sketchbook diverts......(while) Livingstone's doorstop apologia will try the patience of the most obsessional geek' INDEPENDENT

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