On Brick Lane (Paperback)
  • On Brick Lane (Paperback)
zoom

On Brick Lane (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£10.99
Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 28/08/2008
  • 5+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Brick Lane today is a place of extremes - a street that's constantly reinventing itself. Blending history and reportage with personal testimony and urban myths, and interspersing these with maps and photography, On Brick Lane is a one-of-a-kind chronicle of one of London's most remarkable streets.

Bringing to life the memories and realities of Brick Lane's many communities, Rachel Lichtenstein harnesses the voices of the famous, the infamous and the obscure, merging memoir, reportage, poetry, photography and local history. The result is as vibrant and fascinating as the neighbourhood it so movingly celebrates.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141018515
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 255 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A collage of beady-eyed topographical study, family history and oral testimony... an intriguing, vivid memorial * Seven/ Telegraph *
...a comprehensive, deeply researched portrait of the street... affectionate, absorbing * New Statesman *
...a comprehensive, deeply researched portrait of the street... affectionate, absorbing * New Statesman *

You may also be interested in...

The Little Book of Wales
Added to basket
Old Drogheda
Added to basket
£9.00
Paperback
Lymington Through Time
Added to basket
Memories of Blackpool
Added to basket
£5.99
Paperback
Oxford
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Batsford's Glasgow Then and Now
Added to basket
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Added to basket
Oxfordshire Folk Tales
Added to basket
Irish Ghost Tales
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
A Walk Around the Snickelways of York
Added to basket
Merseyside Tales
Added to basket
£9.99
Hardback
Scarborough Through Time
Added to basket
Haunted Bolton
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Story of Boston
Added to basket
Manchester Then and Now
Added to basket
Lost Edinburgh
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback

“such a disappointment”

I'd been so looking forward to reading this book, and I was so disappointed. Instead of the engaging social history of one of London's most dynamic areas promised by the synopsis, author and local artist... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 32

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.