The House By the Thames: And the People Who Lived There

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49 Bankside is an 18th century house; the last survivor of what was once a long ribbon of houses overlooking the Thames. Rich with anecdote and colour, with celebrities from history, as well as ordinary people, this is social history at its most enjoyable.
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Gillian Tindall is the author of two enduring works on the history of places. Her most recent book, Celestine, won the Franco-British Society's Literary Prize.
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"Mesmeric... This book is not just for London enthusiasts. Tindall has demonstrated a genius for a certain kind of social history that, in shining a light on one small place, illuminated a huge amount around... A rare instance of a history book that, in its optimism about the indomitable spirit of the place, raises the hairs on the back of your neck." -- Sinclair McKay * Sunday Telegraph * "Fascinating... Gillian Tindall brilliantly deploys contemporary observations to bring the centuries alive." -- Christopher Howse * Tablet * "Delightful... Tindall's story is truthful and unexaggerated, combining elegantly elegiac prose with imaginative empathy and descriptive power." -- Jessica Mann * Literary Review *

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