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The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited

Author:
Armstrong, Stephen
Publisher:
Constable - Constable and Robinson
The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited - Front
Price: £12.99
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You think that the recession isn't biting? Look again. You think that the riots in August 2011 were unpredicted? Think again. 75 years after George Orwell's classic expose on life in the North, Stephen Armstrong returns to find that many things have changed, but not always for the better. Here he finds how young girls go missing because of the intransigence of the benefits systems, how fragile hope can be in the face of poverty and why the government stands in the way of a community helping itself. In his journey, taking in Bradford, Sheffield, Liverpool and Wigan, Armstrong reveals a society at the end of its tether, abandoned by all those who speak in its name.

Extent 288 pages, black & white illustrations ISBN 9781780336916
Size N/A Price £12.99
Format N/A Published 08 Mar 2012
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