A Hoxton Childhood & The Years After (Published by Spitalfields Life Books)


AS Jasper’s tender memoir of growing up in the East End of London at the beginning of the twentieth century was immediately acclaimed as a classic when it was described by the Observer as ‘Zola without the trimmings.’

In this definitive new edition, A Hoxton Childhood is accompanied by the first publication of the sequel detailing the author’s struggles and eventual triumph in the cabinet-making trade,The Years After.

Illustrated with line drawings by James Boswell and Joe McLaren

Sturdy clothbound hardback printed on good quality paper

208 pages 215 x 147mm