Slow Chocolate Autopsy

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Slow Chocolate Autopsy: Incidents from the Notorious Career of Norton, Prisoner of London
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Cover of Slow Chocolate Autopsy.
AuthorIain Sinclair
Illustrated by Dave McKean
LanguageEnglish
PublisherPhoenix House

Slow Chocolate Autopsy: Incidents from the Notorious Career of Norton, Prisoner of London is a 1997 novel by Iain Sinclair and illustrated by Dave McKean. It concerns Norton who is trapped in space, within London's city limits, but not in time.

Plot summary[edit]

The book is in twelve parts, each one featuring Norton (nine of which are in the form of stories and three as a mixture of illustrations and photo-strips). His adventures include participating in the death of Christopher Marlowe, the Ripper murders, as well as more recent events that have shaped London.

Genre[edit]

The book can be considered an example of psychogeography, which explores the specific effects of the geographical environment on the emotions and behavior of individuals.

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Comics[edit]

Iain Sinclair's friend Alan Moore has included the character of Andrew Norton, the Prisoner of London, in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume III: Century.[1] The character's physical appearance here is based on that of Sinclair himself.

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