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second world war in London
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Touching on almost every aspect of daily life towards the end of the war, from the kitchen to the workplace, she imbues the era with a sense of immediacy which few other histories of the subject can match (The Sunday Times)
Fascinating, impressive and meticulously researched ... a treasure trove (Daily Express)
She writes with a great affection for London ... a compelling picture of the life of the ordinary Londoner (The Spectator)
An ambitious enterprise, and Waller brings it off admirably - a sort of Bayeux Tapestry (The Times)
Meticulously researched account imbues the second-world-war era with a matchless sense of immediacy (Sunday Times)
A wonderfully vivid panorama of a thrilling time (The Scotsman)
A wholly compulsive read ... outstanding (The Hampstead and Highgate Express)
Magisterial ... a fine account in which sober analysis is combined with a mass of memorable and emotive information (Daily Mail)
A triumph (Western Daily Press)
An enjoyable read and meticulously researched (The Guardian)
A new social history of London, during a crucial year in the city's history, from the acclaimed writer of 1700: Scenes from London Life.
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Book Description John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0719566002