Books tagged: music hall

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On Behalf of the Committee: A History of Northern Comedy
By Tony Hannan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
It's a comedy fact. From Industrial Revolution to digital era - via music hall, radio, Variety, television, clubland & cinema - northern-born comedians have been at the heart of British popular culture. This witty and informative history investigates why that should be so, while celebrating some of Britain's best-loved funny folk from George Formby to Les Dawson to to Peter Kay
The Death of the Hurdy Gurdy Boy
By Peter John Cooper
Series: The Ghost Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
Tommy the street musician is murdered in a London shop doorway one bitterly cold December night in 1882. One hundred and thirty years later his troubled spirit befriends a young violinist, Tamara, and implores her to help him answer the questions "Who?" and "Why?". In doing so she confronts her own problems. Vibrant and funny but occasionally dark and always emotionally truthful.
Rose of Nancemellin
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
If she LOOKS upper class and TALKS upper class … it’s SHOWTIME! Rose’s gift of mimicry was both her undoing and her liberation. One day she pretends to be the daughter of the house and is sacked. She joins a down-at-heel strolling theatre but is quickly propelled toward the London stage, which she takes by storm. But the long road back to Nancemellin, and revenge, is beset with many an adventure.