Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age (Hardcover)

British Radio and the Making of the Information Age

By Adrian Johns

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393068603, 305pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2010

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The worlds of high table and underground collide in a riveting story full of memorable characters like the Bondian Kitty Black, an intellectual femme fatale who becomes Smedley's co-conspirator, and the notorious Kray twins, brazenly violent operators of a London protection racket. Here is a rousing entertainment with an intellectual edge.
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