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Trials & Tribulations of Council Estate Adolescence By John Ashleigh
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A Collection of some of my innermost feelings, whilst growing up as a member of a working class family on a lower class housing estate. Everyone who has lived beyond their front garden should, could,... More > and will find something to relate to. Enjoy.< Less
Trials & Tribulations of Council Estate Adolescence By John Ashleigh
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A Collection of some of my innermost feelings, whilst growing up as a member of a working class family on a lower class housing estate. Everyone who has lived beyond their front garden should, could,... More > and will find something to relate to. Enjoy.< Less
The Ramsden Estate By John Pateman
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This is the story of the Ramsden area of Orpington, Kent from 1769-2009. The focus is on the development of the Ramsden Estate which began with Council houses in 1956 and continued in the 1960s with... More > flats and maisonettes. After a period of decline in the 1980s and 1990s the Ramsden is experiencing a revival with the demolition of some older housing and the development of new roads and dwellings since 2002.< Less
Petten Grove By John Pateman
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This is the story of Petten Grove, a road on the Ramsden estate in south east London which was built in the 1950s. Movements of people and families into and out of Petten Grove from 1956-2003 are... More > analysed to reveal a pattern of continuity and change.< Less
Broken Youth By Karen Woods
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When rebellious teenager Misty Sullivan falls pregnant to a local wannabe gangster, she soon becomes a prisoner in her own home. Despite the betrayal of her best friend, she eventually recovers her... More > self-belief and plots revenge on her abusive boyfriend with spectacular consequences. This gripping tale sees the impressive debut of Karen Woods in the first of a series of novels based on characters living on a Manchester council estate. Themes of social deprivation, self-empowerment, lust, greed and envy come to the fore in this authentic tale of modern life.< Less
Teabags & Tears By Karen Woods
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Sandra Partington has led a dog’s life. Abused by her husband and humiliated by her sister, she finds the strength to take revenge on both with spectacular consequences. In her fifth novel,... More > Karen Woods deals with issues as diverse as domestic violence and celebrity culture in a way which will make you laugh and cry.< Less
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Covering Up By Karen Woods
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The unexplained death of Kendal Wilson's mother hangs over her family like a dark, brooding cloud while the identity of her father remains a mystery her mother Mary took to her grave. Yet the secrets... More > of Mary's death lie in a hidden diary she left behind. Unable to read or write, Kendal becomes trapped in a relationship with violent local gangster Scott while the discovery of the diary leads her on a journey of self-discovery with dramatic consequences.< Less
London Slums to South Oxhey By Terry Trainor
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Building The Beast Stumbling down a muddy road in the 1950's on a new London overspill estate. Rain fell in buckets down my back dripping into my shirt cold and wet. Boarded up new terraced houses... More > will soon be some body’s home, now standing empty. Wind blowing shutter boards rattling against red brick window sills. Black L.C.C cast iron drainpipes and gutters. Across the road a man stands by a concrete lamppost shaped like a question mark not yet used. Trying to roll a cigarette his hands are wet the paper tears he shakes his wet head confused.< Less
Kat Among the Pigeons: A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By e.c. saunders
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A raspberry-blowing, skateboarding ape, dodgy politicians, glamorous much-married mayor, gay ex-rugby player, teenage hoodies, a charismatic police inspector for love interest, third-rate mobsters,... More > and a mariachi band from Bognor. A laugh-aloud book whose opening sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour. Movie buff and community rights worker Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a contract to troubleshoot a housing makeover project, but when a skeleton is discovered under a demolished tower block she turns detective, determined to both bring in the project on time and solve a thirty-year-old mystery.< Less