Mudlarking : Lost and Found on the River Thames by Lara Maiklem 9781408889237

Mudlarking : Lost and Found on the River Thames


Step into the captivating world of Lara Maiklem's "Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames." This enthralling memoir whisks you away on a mesmerizing journey through the tidal shores of London's iconic River Thames. As a seasoned mudlark, Maiklem scours the riverbanks at low tide, unearthing a trove of forgotten treasures that unveil the rich tapestry of the city's history. From delicate pottery shards to ornate buttons and ancient coins, each discovery becomes a portal into the past, weaving tales of bygone eras and the lives once lived along the Thames.

Lara Maiklem is a true storyteller, her words painting vivid pictures that transport you to the very heart of the river's secrets. With a keen eye for detail and an unwavering passion for her craft, she breathes life into the discarded relics, revealing the intricate layers of London's evolution over the centuries. "Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames" is a captivating celebration of the city's enduring spirit, inviting you to embark on a unique and unforgettable journey through time.

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