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A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After
A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After
A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After
A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After

A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After

By (author) A. S. Jasper

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Publishing 1st Jul 2024
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    • The definitive 20th century autobiography of growing up in the East End of London
    • This complete edition is accompanied by the sequel The Years After published for the first time
    • Includes the original illustrations by James Boswell with new illustrations by Joe McLaren commissioned for the sequel
    Full Description

    A.S. Jasper’s memoir of growing up in the East End of London before the First World War was acclaimed as a classic when it was described by the Observer as ‘Zola without the trimmings.’ In this definitive new edition, it is accompanied by the first publication of the sequel detailing the author’s life in the cabinet-making trade, The Years After.
    Illustrated with line drawings by James Boswell and Joe McLaren.

    About the Author

    This is A. S. Jasper’s only book. A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After comprises an authentic testimony of the survival and eventual triumph of a protagonist who retains his sense of decency against the odds. A Hoxton Childhood is a tender memoir of growing up in Hoxton before the First World War, while The Years After details the author’s struggles and successes in the Shoreditch cabinet-making trade.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Spitalfields Life Books Ltd
    ISBN
    9780995740105
    Publish date
    1st Jul 2024
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    World exlcuding USA & Canada
    Size
    215 mm x 147 mm
    Pages
    208 Pages
    Illustrations
    46 b&w
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