Posts tagged with ‘Five Leaves’

  • London Fictions

    London Fictions is a book about London, real and imagined. Two dozen contemporary writers, from Cathi Unsworth to Courttia Newland, reflect on some of the novelists and the novels that have helped define the modern ity, from George Gissing to Zadie Smith, Hangover Square to Brick Lane.

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  • London E1

    This novel by Robert Poole (originally published in 1961) set in and around Brick Lane during and directly after the blitz, documents the war years, when the Jewish and white working class communities were still very present in the area and the first Asian migrants were beginning to settle there. The relationships and tensions between these different groups is told with an attention to detail that suggests true to life fiction.

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