‘No Mean City’ by A McArthur and H Kingsley Long

No Mean City book coverSadly, No Mean City [London: Corgi, 1956] is a classic of its era.  The authors’ frighteningly authentic description of life and death in the Glasgow slums of the inter-war years makes solemn reading as we follow the occasional rises and more frequent falls of the blighted citizens of Glasgow, no mean city but a hard place in which to pull oneself up out of the mire. Read more ...