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London Nights

By Anna Sparham, Hoxton Mini Press, ÂŁ19.95, 208 pages, hardback, ISBN 978-1-910566-34-3

The city at night is a world unto itself. When the sun goesreleased to tie in with an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of London (opening 11 May), captures the nocturnal face of England's capital through 100 images and reveals itself within multiple genres, including architecture, documentary and portrait photography. London at night has bewitched many photographers, including Bill Brandt, Brian Griffin and Nick Turpin. As well as beautiful images, the book contains poetry by award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams, whose words bring to life the esoteric mystery of our multifaceted metropolis.

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