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The Road Home By Rose Tremain

The Road Home by Rose Tremain

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Summary

London holds out the alluring possibility of friendship, sex, money and a new career and, if Lev is lucky, a new sense of belonging...

'A novel of urgent humanity' Sunday Telegraph

The Road Home Summary

The Road Home by Rose Tremain

'Rose Tremain does not disappoint. As always her writing has a delicious, crunchy precision.' Observer

A wise and witty look at the contemporary migrant experience.

Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to Britain, seeking work. Behind him loom the figures of his dead wife, his beloved young daughter and his outrageous friend Rudi who - dreaming of the wealthy West - lives largely for his battered Chevrolet. Ahead of Lev lies the deep strangeness of the British: their hostile streets, their clannish pubs, their obsession with celebrity. London holds out the alluring possibility of friendship, sex, money and a new career and, if Lev is lucky, a new sense of belonging...

'A novel of urgent humanity' Sunday Telegraph

The Road Home Reviews

A novel of urgent humanity * Sunday Telegraph *
Rose Tremain does not disappoint. The Road Home is thematically rich, dealing with loss and separation, mourning and melancholia... As always her writing has a delicious, crunchy precision * Observer *
Filled with emotional richness, complex sensibility and a passionate insistence on the humanity of the poor * Sunday Times *
A classic work by the gifted Tremain * Guardian *
'Tremain is a magnificent story-teller' * Independent on sunday *

About Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain's novels and short stories have been published in thirty countries and have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Dylan Thomas Award (The Colonel's Daughter and Other Stories), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music & Silence) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Sacred Country). Her most recent novel, The Gustav Sonata, was a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. It won the National Jewish Book Award in the US, the South Bank Sky Arts Award in the UK and was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007 and a Dame in 2020. She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer, Richard Holmes.

www.rosetremain.co.uk

Additional information

GOR000825617
9780099478461
0099478463
The Road Home by Rose Tremain
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2008-06-12
480
Winner of Good Housekeeping Book Awards: Best Fiction 2008 Winner of Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2008 Short-listed for Galaxy British Book Awards: Borders Author of the Year 2009 Short-listed for Costa Novel Award 2007
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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