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The price of freedom / Mary Jane Staples.

By: Staples, Mary Jane.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Staples, Mary Jane. Adams family: 31.; The Adams family: 30Publisher: London : Bantam, 2007Description: 315 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593058619 (hbk.); 0593058615 (hbk.); 9780552155571 (pbk.); 0552155578 (pbk.).Subject(s): Married women -- Conduct of life -- Fiction | London (England) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | East End (London, England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Saga -- Fiction. | General fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Subject: It is South London in the 1930s...and Mrs Hilda Jones is fed up with her dull husband. She thought marrying would liven him up, but after twenty-five years he's just as boring as the day she married him , and now she wants to lead her own life. Her newly-married daughter, Olive, is shocked, but Hilda is adamant. Meanwhile, a heavy East End gang has moved into the area from Shoreditch, and has established a lucrative protection racket, bringing drama and anxiety to this closely-knit neighbourhood.
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Fiction Collection STA 1 Checked out 17/12/2021 T00461535
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South London in the 1930s. Hilda Jones is fed up with her dull husband. She thought marrying would liven him up, but after 25 years he's just as boring as the day she married him. Meanwhile, a heavy East End gang has moved into the area, and has established a lucrative protection racket.

It is South London in the 1930s...and Mrs Hilda Jones is fed up with her dull husband. She thought marrying would liven him up, but after twenty-five years he's just as boring as the day she married him , and now she wants to lead her own life. Her newly-married daughter, Olive, is shocked, but Hilda is adamant. Meanwhile, a heavy East End gang has moved into the area from Shoreditch, and has established a lucrative protection racket, bringing drama and anxiety to this closely-knit neighbourhood.

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