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Sat, 23 Mar

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London

Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction

This walk explores the Waterloo of historical fiction. Tracy Chevalier's Burning Bright brings William Blake's Lambeth to life, Michael Sadleir's Forlorn Sunset and Renton Nicholson's Dombey and Daughter explore its seamier side in Victorian times, while for Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners of the 1940

Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction
Walking Tour - Waterloo in Fiction

Time & Location

23 Mar 2024, 14:00

London, Lambeth North Station, 110 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7XG, UK

About the event

This walk explores the Waterloo of historical fiction. Tracy Chevalier's Burning Bright brings William Blake's Lambeth to life, Michael Sadleir's Forlorn Sunset and Renton Nicholson's Dombey and Daughter explore its seamier side in Victorian times, while for Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners of the 1940s, the station is a place of nostalgia. Above all, it is a place of arrival and departure.

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