1933. In prewar Britain, unemployment and poverty are rampant, and the King is poised to give up his throne. And in Germany, the Jews wonder whether the Nazi menace is a passing blip or bad sign of things to come. In the midst of the turmoil, the Rosenbloom family, supported by the sweatshops of London's East End, stand clutching onto their values in an era of changing identities and are ready to embrace a brighter future of?what? This riveting and fascinating nostalgic novel reconstructs a world of yesterday, a world, which once you enter?you'll never want to leave.