Capa dura em bom estado, corte e algumas páginas com manchas escurecidas devido a ação do tempo, nome na página de rosto, 494 páginas, 21 x 14 cm. It is a social panorama of the city of London, seen largely through the eyes of the employees of the firm Twigg & Dersingham, on the first floor of No. 8, Angel Pavement. Their lives are changed after the arrival of a mysterious Mr Golspie, who assures the future of their veneer-and-inlay company through imports from the Baltic. The story is set against the background of the Great Depression.