On the Cusp Days of ’62 by David Kynaston

On the Cusp Days of ’62 by David Kynaston | 407.44 KB English | N/A Pages Title: On the Cusp: Days of 62
Author: David Kynaston
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Description: ‘This is Kynaston at his best … A rich and vivid picture of a nation in all its human complexity’ IAN JACK > ‘A compulsive read … Generous as well as sharp’ MARGARET DRABBLE > ‘I was captivated by its brilliance’ DAVID TAYLOR >__________________ The ‘real’ Sixties began on 5 October 1962. On that remarkable Friday, the Beatles hit the world with their first single, ‘Love Me Do’, and the first James Bond film, Dr No, had its world premiere in London: two icons of the future heralding a social and cultural revolution. >On the Cusp, continuing David Kynaston’s groundbreaking history of post-war Britain, takes place during the summer and early autumn of 1962, in the charged months leading up to the moment that a country changed. The Rolling Stones’ debut at the Marquee Club, the last Gentlemen versus Players match at Lord’s, the issue of Britain’s relationship with Europe starting to divide the…

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