"The days of my Hackney childhood were lived under a perpetual hazy canopy the color of lentil soup." This is Hackney seen through the eyes of a young working class boy, Alan Wilson, who grew up in the area in the 1930s. It was an age when trams trundled down the streets. Life was simple: school in the week and visiting nearby relatives at the weekends. But war was on the horizon. At the time of the Munich Crisis, the author fulfilled his ambition to win a scholarship to a local grammar only for the Second World War to come along and change everything...
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Alan Wilson was born in Bow, London, in 1928 into a working-class family. He lived in Hackney from 1930 until the outbreak of war in 1939, It is these formative years that he remembers in this book. Alan now lives in Liphook, Hampshire
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