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Long Road from Jarrow
- A journey through Britain then and now
- By: Stuart Maconie
- Narrated by: Stuart Maconie
- Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
In the autumn of 1936, some 200 men from the Tyneside town of Jarrow marched 300 miles to London in protest against the destruction of their towns and industries. Precisely 80 years on, Stuart Maconie walks from north to south, retracing the route of the emblematic Jarrow Crusade. Following history's footsteps, Maconie is in search of what modern Britain is really like today.
Fabulous, edgy recreation of the Jarrow March
- By Mr SA Lambe on 27-08-17
The long walk
Well worth the read. Once started I read it until finished. Very well written and emphasised the effort needed by the men of Jarrow.