Made this book even more enjoyable.
Mr. Hall's work on London's East End is beautifully written and truly makes you feel as if you are a voyeur into a world that few of us have ever experienced.
Yet he manages to limit the account of his personal story to the amount that relates to people he observes.
Writing about immigrants to London from the point of view of someone who grew up there, but returned to UK without the money for a middle class life is difficult, but Mr. Read morePublished 8 months ago by George H. Conklin
After spending ten years abroad as an international journalist, Tarquin Hall returned to his native London. Read morePublished 13 months ago by LH422
Very interesting. It brings this part of London to life and almost makes me want to live there. It's especially interesting to me because I recently read "Call the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Serena
Great book of racial diversity i the East End of London. Nice to see the humourous side of mixed races compared to the emphases on racial tensions. Read morePublished 16 months ago by CJ
It is lovely book about Tarquin's year in Brick lane! Reading the book I was remembering my two years in London walking Brick lane and past Spitalfields Flower Markets to home! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ravi S.
The author moves back from overseas and lives in London's east end. He gets to know his neighborhood and its background. Read morePublished on January 30, 2013 by Jdrez
I read 2 of the Vish Puri mysteries and enjoyed them. I actually like Tarquin Hall's journalistic style even better. Read morePublished on November 26, 2012 by Hibiscus
I found this book so interesting that I immediately bought a copy for a friend. His fictional murder mysteries, which take place in India, are quite different but also wonderful. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by Myra Aronow