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Night Song of the Last Tram

Uglas's life was blighted by the cruel if sporadic presence of his father it was eually blessed by the love of his mother Janet While the story of their life together is in some ways very. As a product myself of the Glasgow slums this brought a heady mixture of highs and lows of nostalgia and how intriguing that most of the truly negative experiences get swamped by the optimism and laughter that pervades in times of poverty and duress The human spirit shines through this book Loved it

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A wonderfully colourful and deeply poignant memoir of growing up in a 'single end' one room in a Glasgow tenement during and immediately after the Second World War Although young Robert Do. Wonderful is not enoughOne of the best ever books I ve read Some what similar to Nikita s childhood but way better than that You can experience Glasgow by yourself and be a part of wee Robert throughout

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Sad it is also filled with humorous and happy memories NIGHT SONG OF THE LAST TRAM is a superb evocation of childhood and of a Glasgow of trams and tenements that has long since disappeare. A great readJust finished this book and brought back many memories of growing up in 50 s Glasgow I bought it because of the title as I loved to hear the last trams at night going through Barrachnie I lived in Barlanark Also the memory of looking up at the light in his Mum s room I did that when my Mum was in the Southern General and she died next morning Would recommend this book for the great memories Was happy and sad

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Night Song of the Last Tram
  • Robert Douglas
  • English
  • 19 July 2019
  • 9780340838617

10 thoughts on “Night Song of the Last Tram

  1. says:

    Night Song of the Last Tram is the first of 3 books in which Robert Douglas tells the tale of his life It is the most emotional book of the three as little Robert and his mother Janet try to survive in a one room apartment in Glasgow during the war years His alcoholic abusive father returned after the war and his presence was detrimental to the lives of Robert and his mother He would beat both Janet and Robert whenever

  2. says:

    The relationship between Robert and his mother was very touching

  3. says:

    Wonderful is not enoughOne of the best ever books I've read Some what similar to Nikita's childhood but way better than that You can experience Glasgow by yourself and be a part of wee Robert throughout

  4. says:

    Before I even begin reviewing this one I feel the need to say that it is my humble opinion that the blurb on the back cover is not not a particularly true representation of the book as a whole as though Robert's abuse at

  5. says:

    I chose this book for an older book group that I started as I thought they would identify with the time it was set in andas it was their first read together it would break the ice They loved it and have gone on to read the other two books Robert Douglas has written I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it as well it is very funny but also extremely sad set in a innocent bygone age when life was simple but some th

  6. says:

    As a product myself of the Glasgow slums this brought a heady mixture of highs and lows of nostalgia and how intriguing that most of the truly negative experiences get swamped by the optimism and laughter that pervades in times of poverty and duress The human spirit shines through this book Loved it

  7. says:

    A great readJust finished this book and brought back many memories of growing up in 50's Glasgow I bought it because of the title as I loved to hear the last trams at night going through Barrachnie I lived in Barlanark Also the memory of looking up at the light in his Mum's room I did that when my Mum was in the Southern General and she died next morning Would recommend this book for the great memories Was happy and sad

  8. says:

    where do i start with this book? i absolutley loved it i saw it in my mothers bedroom and read the back cover and thought i would give it a go and i am soooooo glad i didi cried with laughter and cried with sadness they way it has been written is amazing u feel that ur standing beside this little boy and u honestly think ur standin

  9. says:

    Well written memoir of life in urban Scotland in the 50's Lots of period detail The love he has for his mother is very touching especially in

  10. says:

    I wasn’t really looking for this book but it found me I’ve enough to read; too much to read but I couldn’t put it down It peaked out at me from the library stacks beckoning me over The opening‘If my fatherhad been killed in North Afric

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