`The demolition of these houses is a tragic story, but the author's battles with weather and hostile caretakers, and his discovery of unexpected treasures, are entertaining and beautifully written.' Eric Anderson, Sunday Telegraph; `The best non-fiction book that I have read this year.' Ursula Buchan, Spectator; `An intensely romantic, poignant, angry, frequently hilarious and hauntingly illustrated memoir.' Hugh Massingberd, Daily Telegraph
About the Author
John Harris worked at NME during the height of Brit Pop and was Features Editor at Q and Editor of Select. He now writes for Mojo, Rolling Stone, the Independent, the Guardian, The Times and the Observer and has a regular column in Q.