A Cuppa Tea and An Aspirin

A Cuppa Tea and An Aspirin

Book - 2003
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A powerful new novel, heart-breaking but ultimately uplifting, from the author of the classic Twopence to Cross The Mersey.

Life in a Liverpool tenement block during the Great Depression is a grim struggle for Martha Connelly and her poverty-stricken family, as every day renews the threat of homelessness, hunger and disease.

Family warmth remains constant however, despite the misery and disquiet of the slum surroundings, and the indomitible neighbourhood puts up a relentless fight for survival.

Helen Forrester's poignant novel relays bleakness and hardships, but celebrates also the spirit of unified hope and the restorative values of the close-knit community.

Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2003
ISBN: 9780007156948
0007156944
9780007156955
0007156952
Branch Call Number: FORR
Characteristics: 322 p

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