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London Lies Beneath

(2016)
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In August 1912, three friends set out on an adventure. Two of them come home.

Tom, Jimmy and Itzhak have grown up together in the crowded slums of Walworth. They are used to narrow streets, the bustle of East Lane market, extended families weaving in and out of each other's lives. All three boys are expected to follow their father's trades and stay close to home. But Tom has wider dreams. So when he hears of a scouting trip, sailing from Waterloo to Sheppey and the mouth of the Thames - he is determined to go. And Itzhak and Jimmy go with him.

Inspired by real events, this is the story of three friends, and a tragedy that will change them for ever. It is also a song of south London, of working class families with hidden histories, of a bright and complex world long neglected. London Lies Beneath is a powerful and compelling novel, rich with life and full of wisdom.

Genre: Historical    

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Hardback Editions

October 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: London Lies Beneath
Author(s): Stella Duffy
ISBN: 0-349-00784-5 / 978-0-349-00784-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

March 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: London Lies Beneath
Author(s): Stella Duffy
ISBN: 0-349-00783-7 / 978-0-349-00783-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: London Lies Beneath
Author(s): Stella Duffy
ISBN: 0-349-00785-3 / 978-0-349-00785-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: London Lies Beneath
Author(s): Stella Duffy
Publisher: Virago
Availability: Amazon UK