'In the race to be first in describing the lost generation of the 1980s, Geoff Dyer in The Colour of Memory leads past the winning post. 'We're not lost,' one of his hero's friend's says, 'we're virtually extinct'. It is a small world in Brixton that Dyer commemorates, of council flat and instant wasteland, of living on the dole and the scrounge, of mugging, which is merely begging by force, and of listening to Callas and Coltrane. It is the nostalgia of the DHSS Bohemians, the children of unsocial security, in an urban ...

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The Colour of Memory 2012, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

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The Colour of Memory 1997, Little Brown and Company, London

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The Colour of Memory 1990, Vintage, London

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The Colour of Memory 1989, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

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