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East End Tales

East End Tales 2008 In East End Tales, Gilda O’Neill has gathered together her memories and personal recollections of East Enders to bring us stories of unbelievable hardship and devastating … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pull No More Bines

Pull No More Bines 1990 This book records the memories of some them, in their own lively words. Funny, nostalgic and ironic by turns, they tell of hopping as a … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

My East End

My East End 1999 Gilda O’Neill’s The East End traces the East End of London – cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, jellied eels. London’s East End it … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days: Poverty, Crime and Terror in Victorian London 2006 Were things really better in the good old days? The nineteenth century was a time when there were … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Our Street

Our Street 2003 Gilda O’Neill’s Our Street focuses on the lives of Londoners in the East End during the Second World War. Showing the concerns, hopes and fears of these … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cissie Flowers

Cissie Flowers 1996 Cissie Flowers has always found her world to be a good place until, that is, her happy-go-lucky husband Davy is killed in an accident. Cissie and her … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dream On

Dream On 1997 A saga focusing on life in the East End during the fifties. Ginny has dreams of escaping to a better way of life, away from her bullying … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment