‘To Sir, With Love’, is a 1959 autobiographical novel by E. R. Braithwaite set in the East End of London. The novel is based on true events concerned with Braithwaite taking up a teaching post in a school there. In 1945, Rick Braithwaite, a smart, highly educated ex-RAF pilot, looks for a job in British engineering. He is deeply shocked to realise that, as a black man from British Guiana, no one will employ him because of the colour of his skin..

To Sir With Love

.. In desperation he turns to teaching, taking a job in a tough East End school, and left to govern a class of unruly teenagers.

With no experience or guidance, Braithwaite attempts to instill discipline, confound prejudice and ultimately, to teach. Available in store and online.

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