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With an introduction by John King

Set over three days in the 1930s, May Day follows the fortunes of a broad range of characters as social unrest bubbles over in the East End and spreads across London. First published in 1936, the events driving this fluent and imaginative novel – mass anger at politicians and big business, speed-ups and wage cuts, protests and marches  – could easily describe Britain today. 


May Day – John Sommerfield

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