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A Fifties Childhood
 A Fifties Childhood: non-faction by Tom East

LP Hartley, in The Go Between said ‘The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.’ The key word here is differently. In the nineteen-fifties, the time when most of these events took place, things were certainly different. Not worse and not better, simply different. We should not to look back through rose-coloured glasses, nor yet though darkly tinted shades.


This book is an attempt to take a detailed and honest look back at a world now gone. Make of it what you will.

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