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East End Backpassages
by Alan Gilbey
by David Rosenberg
On Brick Lane
by Rachel Lichtenstein
Our bestseller. Let Bafta-winning writer Alan Gilbey take you through the streets of another kind of London... A wonderful little book. Highly recommended.
Beyond The Tower
by John Marriott
In this acclaimed history, John Marriott tells the story of the East End from its humble beginnings outside the City gates to the redevelopment of the Docklands and the 2012 Olympics.
'You haven't walked the streets of London unless you've understood the secret history of revolt, rebellion and poverty hidden all around you in its bricks and alleyways. Rosenberg takes you there like no other writer.' - Paul Mason
A Child of the Jago
by Arthur Morrison
Arthur Morrison's portrayal of the Victorian underclass and its underworld is a classic of slum-fiction.
A journey into the heart of the East End, an excavation of past, memory, place and people.
'An ode to a vanished past...an artfully woven portrait' Observer
The People of the Abyss
by Jack London
This shocking piece of journalism was inspired by the people Jack London met in the London slums of 1902. With characteristic flair, he has gazed unflinchingly into the abyss.