Painkiller Addict – From Wreckage To Redemption

Cathryn Kemp

Other Books

We Ain’t Got No Drink, Pa
A Little Girl’s Struggle to Survive in the Slums of 1920s South East London

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Too many children. Too little money. An abusive father too drunk to notice his family is starving. This is the true story of a little girl’s struggle to survive against the odds in the slums of 1920s south-east London.

Available on Amazon


A Fish Supper & A Chippy Smile

Love, Hardship and Laughter in a South East London Fish-and-Chip Shop.

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In 1950s and 60s Bermondsey, the fish-and-chip shop was at the centre of the community. And at the heart of the chippy itself was ‘Hooray’ Hilda Kemp, a spirited matriarch who dispensed fish suppers and an abundance of sympathy to a now-vanished world of East Enders.

Available on Amazon


Reviews

Radio Gorgeous
http://radiogorgeous.com/podcasts/we-aint-got-no-drink-pa-hilda-kemp/

One Book Lane
http://onebooklane.com/hilda-kemp-extraordinary-woman/

Southwark News
http://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/new-book-tells-story-of-life-working-in-old-kent-road-fish-and-chip-shop/

The Express
http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/books/593919/Hilda-Kemp-worked-London-chippy-1950s-her-memoirs-published

Family Tree
https://family-tree.co.uk/2015/02/tricky-business-telling-true-life-tale/

Orion Books
https://www.orionbooks.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9781409158417

Clippings

This story is heart breaking, brutally honest and very inspiring. I highly recommend it, it is so well written. Wow.
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