In this novel we follow his story where it began; in the slums of London during Victorian times. Then, he takes us through World Wars One and Two and leads us along the path to the Swinging Sixties.
“She hated it when her mum asked people for money, especially when she knew it would just be wasted on snuff and gin.”
“Can you believe we’ve got an inside toilet now? And a bath. Such luxury!”
“Take care of yourselves ’til then and try to keep your chins up, this war can’t go on forever.‘”