Title:Keeping Mum - A Wartime Childhood
Mum and Dad – Squibs and Bert – were a complete mystery to Brian Thompson as he grew up in Cambridge and London during the 1940s. His mother danced with the Yanks all night and slept under a fake fur coat all day, and when his father bothered to come home he resolutely discouraged Brain in everything. Whilst other children were evacuated out of the big cities, Brian found himself travelling into London, and spent much of the Blitz with an eccentric swarm of indolent, ribald relations. In Keeping Mum Brian Thompson describes a boyhood as rich and mysterious as anything fiction can provide...
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