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The book is an all nighter in itself
on 5 September 2013
I took this book to bed, started reading and sat up reading it nearly all night - I just couldn't put it down.
This book really took me back and accurately summed up what it was about from various perspectives, dancers, collectors, DJs and substance users. Meanwhile the authors provide informed background information about the social and economic climate of the times without the usual cliched political statements.
Apart from the way it conveys why it was a thrilling scene to be part of, there are some high moments that the book creates itself. I won't spoil it but there are some great quotes from Ian Levine and Chris Brick, amongst others, that I will be borrowing for a while.
And what about the photographs? A combination of original photos from venues across the lifetime of the scene plus some world class stuff from world class photographer and co-auther Elaine Constantine.
If you only ever buy one book about the scene, this is the one.