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 The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the making of modern Britain

download ä PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Babita Sharma Babita Sharma ↠ 0 characters review The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the making of modern Britain ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Posable income to indulge your penchant for Cadbury's Crème Eggs I don't work for the secret services nor do I have special access to you and your family's data I come from a hidden world I am the daughter of shopkeepersFrom the general stores of the first half of the 20th century one of which was run by the father of a certain Margaret Thatcher to the reimagined corner shops run by immigrants from India East Africa and Eastern Europe from the 60s to the noughties their influence has shaped the way we shop the way we eat and the way we. I was expecting entertaining anecdotes indeed promised funny anecdotes about life in a corner shop book just kept repeating same historical time line of a corner shop No real charm and missed the feel of the time despite repeatedly harping on about Margaret Thatchers Britain book could have been half the size if repetition edited out a missed opportunity

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download ä PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Babita Sharma Babita Sharma ↠ 0 characters review The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the making of modern Britain ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Understand ourselves Babita Sharma was raised in a corner shop in Reading and over the counter watched a changing world from the clientele to the products to the politics of the day Along with the skills to mop a floor perfectly and stack a shelf she gained a uniue insight into a shifting landscape and an institution that despite the creep of supermarkets online shopping and delivery has found a way to evolve and survive The Corner Shop is the remarkable human story of these little institutions that have changed the course of our histo. I heard parts of this book being read on the radio and decided to buy it when I stumbled across it on I loved it and was amazed that the author managed to extract such an amount of fascinating social history and personal information from what I originally thought would be a pretty restricted subject I congratulate her and her hard working parents and look forward to her next book

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download ä PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Babita Sharma Babita Sharma ↠ 0 characters review The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the making of modern Britain ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook 'Full of life characters gossip and all the richness of the local community' Sir David Jason'A compelling full selection box of a story' Sanjeev KohliA Radio 4 Book of the WeekBritain is a nation of shopkeepers and the story of corner shops is the story of who we are I've seen you on a Sunday morning nipping out to get a pint of milk or to grab a newspaper I came to know a lot about you; whether your politics leaned to the right or left whether you were gay or straight and whether you were plagued by cash flow problems or had enough dis. I bought this book out of curiosity as for a few years in the early 1960s I too lived over a corner shop in Caversham It brought back memories of ice creams and crisps always available after school of Huntley and Palmers broken biscuits sold by the pound from huge tins and mum making sure she had plenty of pies and sausage rolls for the garage workers along the road A different era and our stay was short but another facet of the ever changing shape of the corner shop Long may they thrive