About this book
Paperback edition of this intriguing title which combines the history of East End London with a riveting personal quest for Rodinsky and an insight into East European Jewry. "The most absorbing book I've read for years." Cressida Connolly, "Observer". "A marvellous elegy for an East End rapidly being engulfed in scaffolding, concrete and cappuccino bars." "Independent On Sunday".
Combining the history of East End London with personal quest, this book weaves together Lichtenstein's quest for Rodinsky - which took her to Poland, Israel and around Jewish London - with Iain Sinclair's meditations on her journey into her own past.