Publication Date: 12/01/2017 ISBN: 9780349141473 Category:

Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky

Patrick Hamilton

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication Date: 12/01/2017 ISBN: 9780349141473 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£10.99

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Description

The Midnight Bell, a pub on the Euston Road, is the pulse of this brilliant and compassionate trilogy. It is here where the barman, Bob, falls in love with Jenny, a West End prostitute who comes in off the streets for a gin and pep. Around his obsessions, and Ella the barmaid’s secret love for him, swirls the sleazy life of London in the 1930s. This is a world where people emerge from cheap lodgings in Pimlico to pour out their passions, hopes and despair in pubs and bars – a world of twenty thousand streets full of cruelty and kindness, comedy and pathos, wasted dreams and lost desires.

Publisher Review

This brilliant classic breaks your heart while inducing aching laughter . . . Sheer genius. * Daily Mail *

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