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The Swimmer By Roma Tearne

The Swimmer
by Roma Tearne

A gripping, captivating novel about love, loss and what home really means.
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A gripping, captivating novel about love, loss and what home really means.Forty-three year old Ria is used to being alone. As a child, her life changed forever with the death of her beloved father and since then, she has struggled to find love.That is, until she discovers the swimmer.Ben is a young illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka who has arrived in Norfolk via Moscow. Awaiting a decision from the Home Office on his asylum application, he is discovered by Ria as he takes a daily swim in the river close to her house. He is twenty years her junior and theirs is an unconventional but deeply moving romance, defying both boundaries and cultures - and the xenophobic residents of Orford. That is, until tragedy occurs.

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Sku
GOR002211345
Title
The Swimmer
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
400
ISBN 10
0007301596
ISBN 13
9780007301591
Prizes
N/A
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