A reader’s delight…
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Calm your nerves…
With the knowledge we have now about the dangers of smoking, it’s hard to believe that in 1940s Britain even doctors might advise lighting up as a way of calming a patient’s nerves. It would be a common sight to see GPs smoking in a surgery, doctors and patients smoking in hospitals. Figures show that…Keep reading
What’s a teenager?
It might be strange to think about a time not so very long ago when the term ‘teenager’ didn’t exist. Now we accept it, but in 1940s Britain young people aged between thirteen and nineteen lived a very different life to the life they might live today. School leaving age was fourteen, with many leaving…Keep reading
Don’t stop for breath
Factories offering no protection to their workers might be something we associate with Dickensian Britain. Workers subjected to long hours in harsh, polluting conditions – surely this belonged to the 19th century? Sadly, no. Thousands of factory and mine workers in 1940s Britain were subjected to dangerous working conditions that resulted in terrible preventable diseases…Keep reading
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About Outset Publishing
Our authors cover a wide range of topics – children’s fiction and activity books, crime and thrillers, and historical non-fiction. All our books are available as ebooks and in paperback – available across a worldwide network – so that readers from the north to the south of the globe can enjoy them! And many are also available in audio – and several in translation!