John Jones

Paddy Doyle's Hat

Loosely based on his father’s life, this is the story of two brothers growing up in North London during the 1930’s. the Sutton Brothers were determined to escape the poverty and injustices of Tottenham. Jack looked to the Communist Party to bring the Revolution. That gave him a love, friends and a cause worth dying for.Tommy was older and smarter. He looked at the people with the money and wanted his share. He thought he could take what he wanted and have the beautiful women, sports cars and the fashionable clothes that his heroes had.
Both found that their dreams crumbled into the dust of the Aragon. They learned what their father never told them about the true nature of war. Limping home as beaten men they had to learn to how to rebuild their lives on the ruins of the Spanish Civil War.
372 printed pages
Original publication

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