By Peter Ackroyd
Rapier-sharp, witty, fascinating, and mysterious: a brand new novel from Peter Ackroyd set within the London of the 1960s.
Three Brothers follows the fortunes of Harry, Daniel, and Sam Hanway, a trio of brothers born on a postwar council property in Camden city. Marked from the beginning by way of curious accident, each one boy is pressured to make his personal manner within the world—a global of dodgy offers and massive company, of felony gangs and crooked landlords, of newspaper magnates, backbiters, and petty thieves.
London is the backdrop and the connecting textile of those 3 lives, reinforcing Ackroyd's grand topic that position and historical past create, encompass and engulf us. From bustling, cut-throat Fleet highway to hallowed London publishing homes, from the wealth and corruption of Chelsea to the smoky shadows of Limehouse and Hackney, this can be an exploration of the town, peering down its streets, using on its underground, and consuming in its pubs and golf equipment. every thing is possible—not merely within the new freedom of the Sixties but additionally in London's undying previous.
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