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First And Last Loves John Betjeman

First And Last Loves

John Betjeman

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ISBN : 9780719518911
Hardcover
244 pages
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Oh prams on concrete balconies, what will your children see? Oh white and antiseptic life in school and home and clinic, oh soul-destroying job with handy pension, oh loveless life of safe monotony, why were you created?First and Last Loves is aMoreOh prams on concrete balconies, what will your children see? Oh white and antiseptic life in school and home and clinic, oh soul-destroying job with handy pension, oh loveless life of safe monotony, why were you created?First and Last Loves is a collection of Betjemans essays on architecture, first published to coincide with an exhibition at the Soane Museum, and a worthwhile volume in its own right. Introduced with a lively tirade against mediocrity entitled Love is Dead, Betjeman discusses a range of topics including conservation battles, modern architecture and his passion for railways.