London Connections
Books featuring England's famous capital city
World War II memoir
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A Boy from Soho

by Frank Gianotti
A London boy's wartime experiences at home and abroad, in the London Blitz and in Italy with the RASC
WW2 memoir
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Blitz Boy

by Robert Trevor
A London boy's experiences in the Blitz and as an evacuee in rural Berkshire and Liverpool during World War Two
WW2 memoir
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But Where Were the Bluebirds?

by Patricia Bending
Evocative childhood recollections of London in the 1940s ~ during World War II and its aftermath
Memoir
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Capital City Paramedic

by John Kinsley

Experiences of a London Ambulanceman 1975-82
civilian memoir
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Granddad's Rainbow

by Joan Blackburn
A nostalgic memoir following the fortunes of a working-class family from Southern England during the 1940s and 50s
Memoir / London in WW2
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I Want To Go Home

by Catherine Jacobs
Childhood memories of family life in East London before and during the Second World War
memoir/biography
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Lives In Colour

by George Major
A family saga tracing the author's forebears in colonial Africa and his own colourful career as a housepainter
Fiction
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The Enigma of 13 Sandown Road

by Jeff Pack
An inventive botanical mystery novel -- Kew Gardens will never seem the same again!
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There Goes the Siren

by Sheila Dobson
Childhood memories of the London Blitz and Wartime Evacuation
memoir/autobiography
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Troubles Trials and Travels

by Brian Edwards
True story of a local government official wrongly accused of corruption and his struggle to clear his name
Cold War history
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We Blazed the Trail

edited by Robin Reid and Malcolm Cleverley 


The short but eventful history of the Civil Defence Experimental Mobile Column 1953/4