Thirties Child by Noel Bradley

£9.99

Funny, vivid, down to earth, heartfelt, sad, profound and beautiful, these poems pick you up and transport you back to times long since gone; to hardships, love and experiences we can only imagine. Until now. Come back to the war, down the mines, to Scotland with the boy, the young man, the man who experienced them all. This is an absolute treasure of a book that you will cherish and keep forever.

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This book is a living history. It is a firsthand account in verse of a little boy living in Liverpool during the Great Depression, who became a boy taken from his family and evacuated during the Liverpool blitz of World War 2, who became a young man serving overseas in the RAF. A man who married his sweetheart after meeting her just twice, who toiled down the pits for 30 years, who became a poet and fell in love with Scotland. This is the story, in verse of this family man who lost his wife and soul mate far too soon. Funny, vivid, down to earth, heartfelt, sad, profound and beautiful, these poems pick you up and transport you back to times long since gone; to hardships, love and experiences we can only imagine. Until now. Come back to the war, down the mines, to Scotland with the boy, the young man, the man who experienced them all. This is an absolute treasure of a book that you will cherish and keep forever.

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Weight 0.1 kg

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