A major and definitive history of countercultural London by our pre-eminent chronicler of the cultural underground.
Barry Miles is the author of many seminal books on popular culture, including Frank Zappa; Paul McCartney: Many Years from Now; Ginsberg: A Biography; William Burroughs: El Hombre Invisible; Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats and The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs and Corseo in Paris, 1957-1963.
"'Miles gets closer than anyone to unravelling the enigma of Zappa.' Daily Telegraph 'Excellent and authoritative.' Daily Mail 'Perfect.' Arena"