Jim and Milly. Stan and Jane. Jonathan and Fiona. Winter, 1959.
Three married couples: each living in England's Lane, each with an only child, and each attending to family, and their livelihoods - the ironmonger, the sweetshop and the butcher.
Each of them hiding their lies, coping in the only way they know how.
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It's the same with the two West Indian characters – glib to condemn the reflex racism of the past while sticking with your own rudimentary characterisation, one man witlessly benign, the other full of cruel rage...Read Full Review of England's Lane | See more reviews from Guardian