4 Sussex Place
Just published. Childhood memories of a 1950s London Boarding House. Together with the author’s gay unmarried mother here are the true amazing stories of a boarding house full of eccentric tenants, sex workers, refugees, naked men and much more. With over 40 stories each illustrated by the author and a joy to read.
Set in post-war 1950's London the book bursts with the amazing and true stories of the eclectic band of tenants that lived in his mother’s boarding house and who are etched into the author’s memory. It is also about the street life of 50s London, the bomb sites, cinemas, music halls, blistering cold winters and more.
The book has over 40 full colour illustrations and here are just a selection. Each one is hand drawn on the author’s iPad and provides a chance to step back in time and share some of the most exciting and dramatic times of the author’s life.
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"I really love it. Incredibly evacuate and moving, both the writing and the illustrations."