This ‘little’ book is a gem. It reveals a slice of Jewish life in the East End of London from the first half of the twentieth century, complete with the type of characters usually found in movies.
The reader is taken through Kate’s life as a child and later as a wife and mother. Descriptions of her family and friends are interspersed with details of her life’s path including a difficult period of illness and its effects on the family. Kate shares details of her interests and passions, revealing a wonderful tapestry of life viewed with the benefit and experience of hindsight.
The author’s resilience as described in the final pages of the book is an inspirational conclusion to this charming life story revealing an unexpected depth to her tale.