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  • Behind the Curtains
    Behind the Curtains (Paperback) David Charnick

    This collection of stories explores the wide variety of human nature revealed when we discover what happens behind the curtains. What might at first glance seem like quite ordinary people have curious and strange experiences, and no-one knows the stories hidden behind domestic door fronts.

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  • Death and the City
    Death and the City (English, Paperback) David Charnick

    What happens when put-upon prostitutes and workhouse inmates take revenge, or when a royal corpse goes walkabout? Why do the dead call to us, and who are they anyway? These twelve stories, written by a life-long Londoner, introduce us to the dead of London. We hear their voices, and through them we understand our place within the ongoing narrative of history. Just as we remember them, so one day...

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  • The Dark Side of East London
    The Dark Side of East London (English, Hardback) David Charnick

    Vivid reconstructions of crimes and misdeeds illustrate the little-known richness of local history beyond the stereotypes.

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  • Behind the Curtains
    Behind the Curtains (English, Paperback) David Charnick

    Charlie Rich once sang that no-one knows what goes on behind closed doors. As you walk along any street in any town you will see window after window, all at one point or another closed off by curtains. To contemplate what goes on behind those curtains offers some of us the chance to exercise our imaginations. Is it a happy house? Or one blighted by domestic tyranny? Is it the stage for romance or...

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