Soho in the Eighties [Audiobook] download free by Christopher Howse

Soho in the Eighties Audiobook download free by Christopher Howse
  • Listen audiobook: Soho in the Eighties
  • Author: Christopher Howse
  • Release date: 2018/8/7
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781472914804
  • Rating: 7.85 of 10
  • Votes: 772
  • Review by: Rene Beavers
  • Review rating: 7.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/12
  • Duration: 3H34M1S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPC, MPEG4, MP3, FLAC, WAV, WMA Lossless, WMA (compression DEB, 7-ZIP, LZ, ALZ, ZIP, RAR, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M27S (5.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In the 1980s Daniel Farson published Soho in the Fifties. This memoir is a sequel from the Eighties, a decade that saw the brilliant flowering of a daily tragi-comedy enacted in pubs like the Coach and Horses or the French and in drinking clubs like the Colony Room. These were places of constant conversation and regular rows fuelled by alcohol. The cast was more improbable than any soap opera. Some were widely known - Jeffrey Bernard, Francis Bacon, Tom Baker or John Hurt. Just as important were the character actors: the Village Postmistress, the Red Baron, Granny Smith. The bite came from the underlying tragedy: lost spouses, lost jobs, pennilessness, homelessness and death. Christopher Howse recaptures the lost Soho he once knew as home, its cellar cafes and butchers' shops, its villains and its generosity. While it lasted, time in those smoky rooms always seemed to be half past ten, not long to closing time. As the author relates, he never laughed so much as he did in Soho in the Eighties.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Memoirs, Popular Culture
  • Download servers: MEGA, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Torrent, Robust Files. Compressed in DEB, 7-ZIP, LZ, ALZ, ZIP, RAR, RPM
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 23.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x27.94mm
  • Weight: 584g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Continuum
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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