Written with all of Pip Granger's warmth, humour, compassion and 1950's authenticity, a second 'Rosie' novel, and a follow-up to Not All Tarts Are Apple.
It is 1954, and Rosie and Auntie Maggie are opening up their cafe in Old Compton Street when the Widow Ginger comes to call. An ex-GI with ice-cold blue eyes, he has unfinished business with Uncle Bert. At the same time, Rosie's best friend Jenny seems to have some mysterious illness.
“'Packed with sharp authentic detail, this tale told through a child's eyes brings to life a colourful world of great characters from a bygone age.'”
Home & Country
“'A carnival atmosphere that's tinged with a little sadness.'”
“'Celebrates the colourful characters and atmosphere of 1950s Soho, where this queen of London saga-writers grew up.'”
Whatâ??s On In London
“'A colourful, deeply nostalgic evocation of Soho in the Fifties, drawing heavily on the author's own childhood.'”