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By Garner, Alan, 1934- author
Hardback.
Published London: 4th Estate, 2018
194 pages : 21 cm
In 'Where Shall We Run To?', Alan Garner remembers his early childhood in the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge: life at the village school as 'a sissy...

By West, Juliet, author
Paperback.
Published London: Pan Books, 2018
323 pages ; 20 cm
In the village of Aldwick on the Sussex coast, 16-year-old Hazel faces a long, dull summer with just her self-centred mother Francine for company. But...

By Comyns, Barbara, 1909-1992, author
Paperback.
Published London: Virago, 2013
ix, 196 pages ; 20 cm [New] edition / introduced by Maggie O'Farrell
Sophia marries, in haste, a young artist called Charles. Swept into bohemian London of the thirties, she is ill-equipped to cope. Poverty, babies and...

By Brellend, Kay, author
Paperback.
Published London: Piatkus, 2018
387 pages ; 20 cm
After her mother dies, Livvie Bone knows it's down to her to support her family and protect her younger siblings from their drunken father. But life in...

By Caveney, Graham, author
Paperback.
Published London: Picador, 2018
320 pages ; 20 cm
Graham Caveney was born in 1964 in Accrington: a town in the north of England, formerly known for its cotton mills, now mainly for its football team....

By Haslam, Dave, author
Hardback.
Published London: Constable, 2018
352 pages : 24 cm
'Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor' is writer/DJ Dave Haslam's gloriously well-crafted memoir, documenting his encounters with inspiring characters including...

By Flynn, Katie, author
CD.
Published Oxford: Soundings Audio Books, 2018
15 sound discs CD (16 hrs.) Unabridged edition
Lizzie is an orphan living with her Aunt Annie, Uncle Perce and two boy cousins within a stone's throw of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Lizzie loves...

By Harry, Lilian, author
Paperback.
Published London: Orion, 2018
253 pages : 20 cm
In the village of Burracombe, 'Dig for Victory' is more than just a wartime slogan. While the young men are away, everyone at home knows the war effort...

By McDermott, Simon, author
Hardback.
Published London: HQ, 2018
254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
The nostalgic memoir of a young man, eldest of 14, growing up in 40s Wolverhampton. The heartbreaking true account of his son struggling to come to terms...

By MacInnes, Colin
Paperback.
Published London: Allison & Busby, 2011
1 v. ; 20 cm
A 20th century cult classic, 'Absolute Beginners' remains the style bible for anyone interested in Mod culture and paints a vivid picture of a changing...