Stanley and Rose live in Rawlinson Road, Islington, surrounded by younger, smarter families like the Orams. Encroached on by age and affluence, the only answer to their problems, in spite of everything, lies in their fierce and prickly devotion to each other.
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Book Description 1978-09-28., 1978. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 288pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1723406
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140043632