Ridley Road

Author(s): Jo Bloom

Fiction

A dark love story set in the Swinging Sixties


SUMMER, 1962. Twenty-year-old Vivien Epstein, a Jewish hairdresser from Manchester, arrives in London following the death of her father. She has travelled to the city to make a new start, and quickly finds herself swept up in a city buzzing with life. Landing a job at Oscar's salon, she thrives amid the vibrant caf#65533; culture of Soho and the warm camaraderie of the other hairdressers.
But beneath the surface, Vivien is desperate to find Jack Fox, a man she had a brief but intense romance with some months before. Her search leads to confront the dark resurgence of fascism, countered by the Jewish community in street battles around Ridley Road in the East End of London. Amid the growing tensions, can her love survive?


'A tale of love and morality set in the dark side of the Swinging Sixties' The Lady
'Convincingly evocative of an exciting era' Daily Mail

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780297608288
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jo Bloom
  • : Hardback
  • : 320