S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Wigan Pier

The most important, world-shifting thing I've learned from reading Alice in Sunderland so far is this: there is no Wigan Pier.

It was all a joke, one which grew so far out of hand as to spawn a novel, a night club, a city quarter, a worldwide reputation. But it does not exist.

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Tags: england, imaginary places
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