Ever Thought About All The People Who Lived In Your House Before You Julie Myserson Did, And Set Out To Learn As Much As She Could About Their Often Fascinating Lives House, An Ordinary Home, And Ordinary People Have Lived In It For Over A Century But Start To Explore What They Did, Who They Were, What They Believed In, What They Desired And They Soon Become As Remarkable, As Complicated, As Fascinating As Anyone Victorian Terraced Family House, Of Average Size, In A Typical Victorian Suburb Clapham And She Loves It She Wanted To Find Out How Much Those Who Preceded Her Loved Living There, So She Spent Hours And Hours In The Archives At The Family Record Office, The Public Record Office At Kew, Local Council Archives And Libraries Across The Country Like An Archaeologist, She Found Herself Blowing The Dust Off Files That No One Had Touched Since The Last Sheet Of Paper In Them Was Typed Detective Hunt As, Bit By Bit, She Started To Piece Together The Story Of Her House, Built In 1877, As Told By Its Former Occupants In Their Own Words And Deeds And So She Met The Bigamist, The Tottenham Hotspur Fanatic, The Royal Servent, The Jamaican Family And All The Rest Of The Eccentric And Entertaining Former Occupents Of 34 Lillieshall Road The Book Uncovers A Lost 130 Year History Of Happiness And Grief, Change And Prudence, Poverty And Affluence, Social Upheaval And Technological Advance Our Front Door Lock, Yet We Rarely Confront The Shadows That Inhabit Our Homes But Once You Do And Julie Myerson Shows You How You Will Never Bear To Part From Their Company Again This Is Your Home S Story Too.
Julie Myerson is the author of nine novels, including the internationally bestselling Something Might Happen, and three works of nonfiction As a critic and columnist, she has written for many newspapers including The Guardian, Financial Times, Harper s Bazaar, and the New York Times.
- 451 pages
- Julie Myerson
- 18 April 2017 Julie Myerson