Thursday, February 19, 2015
The French Letter King by Thea Horton
'The French Letter King' by Thea Horton. Thea's grandfather set up a condom factory in Merthyr Tydfil which was very innovative for the time. He tried his hand at a lot of things but the factory was his biggest success. I suppose you could say he was 'The Del Boy of his Day'. People in the town referred to his business as, 'The Butter Factory' as there was a stigma to it. The workers used the cover of a local cake shop entrance to get inside the factory not to show they worked there!
Read this amazing book as featured in the Daily Mail!