Pie and Mash down the Roman Road: 100 years of love and life in one East End market

Author:   Melanie McGrath
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN:  

9781473641976


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Format:   Paperback
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE HWA NON-FICTION CROWN 2018 AND THE ANDRE SIMON FOOD BOOK AWARDS 2019 'Filled with hearty goodness and packed together with care, this will go down a treat' Evening Standard 'Rich and compelling' Spectator 'Pacy and breath-taking . . . I loved every word' Carol Rivers 'Beautifully written, carefully researched, wonderfully told' Danny Wallace 'Draws you right into the heart of the vibrant East End community' Rosie Hendry The fascinating history of an iconic East End institution from the bestselling author of Silvertown, Melanie McGrath. G Kelly's Pie and Mash has been run by the same family in the Roman Road in Bow for nearly a hundred years; an East End institution and the still point of a turning world. Outside its windows the Roman Road has seen an extraordinary revolution - from women's liberation and industrialisation to wars and immigration - and yet at its heart it remains one of the last traditional market roads of London. Pie and Mash down the Roman Road is the biography of that shop and of the people - customers, suppliers, employees, owners - who passed through it, and continue to do so. Through vivid tales of ordinary lives the book tells the extraordinary story of the community living around the oldest trading route in Britain, and the true heart of the East End.

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Author:   Melanie McGrath
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Imprint:   Two Roads
Dimensions:   Width: 12.80cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.178kg
ISBN:  

9781473641976


ISBN 10:   1473641977
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Filled with hearty goodness and packed together with care, this book will go down a treat - Evening Standard Her empathetic ability to inhabit vanished streets and catch authentic voices - at a point when you wonder how much longer they will be around - is rich and compelling - Spectator


Filled with hearty goodness and packed together with care, this book will go down a treat - Evening Standard Her empathetic ability to inhabit vanished streets and catch authentic voices - at a point when you wonder how much longer they will be around - is rich and compelling - Spectator Brilliant, funny, fascinating. Beautifully written, carefully researched, wonderfully told. - Danny Wallace A still point in a turning world . . . a shop front onto the past - Mail on Sunday An emotional encounter with Bow's very tumultuous history - Roman Road LDN Beautifully written and impeccably researched, Pie and Mash down the Roman Road draws you right into the heart of the vibrant East End community - Rosie Hendry, author of the East End Angels series An accomplished social history ... lively and absorbing - Who Do You Think You Are? magazine


an accomplished social history ... lively and absorbing * Who Do You Think You Are? magazine * A still point in a turning world . . . a shop front onto the past * Mail on Sunday * An emotional encounter with Bow's very tumultuous history * Roman Road LDN * Her empathetic ability to inhabit vanished streets and catch authentic voices - at a point when you wonder how much longer they will be around - is rich and compelling * Spectator * Filled with hearty goodness and packed together with care, this book will go down a treat. * Evening Standard *


Author Information

Melanie McGrath was born in Essex, and is the author of critically acclaimed, bestselling non-fiction about the East End of London (Silvertown and Hopping). She can trace her family back 300 years in the East End and City of London. As MJ McGrath and Mel McGrath she writes fiction. Her Edie Kiglatuk Arctic mysteries have been twice longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger award. She has written two London-based psychological thrillers, Give Me the Child and (forthcoming) The Hookup. She also writes for the national press and is a regular broadcaster on radio. Her work is published in twenty languages. Melanie lives and works in London.

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