Parks, Tim Home Thoughts

ISBN 13: 9780099572565

Home Thoughts

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Julia has left home. She has gone to Italy. She has left her lover, her job, her flat, the closely-knit group of friends who meant so much to her. Why? And the motley group of ex-pats she finds in Verona, the Oxbridge brigade, the revolutionary Scot, the cool Canadian, the feminist Flossy - why do they find it so impossible to return home, as if their very identities depend somehow on this thousand-mile displacement? Centred around a love story full of twists, turns and revelations, Home Thoughts explores a world of lost directions, wavering commitments and misplaced ambitions as Julia's adventurous departure confronts her more mercilessly than ever with the problem of what on earth she is to do with her life.

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Tim Parks's other novels include Tongues of Flame, which won the Somerset Maugham and Betty Trask Awards, Loving Roger, which won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, Cara Massimina, and Mimi's Ghost. His non-fiction work includes the bestselling Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and Adultery & Other Diversions. His ninth novel Europa was shortlisted for the 1997 Booker Prize. His most recent novel is the acclaimed, Destiny. Tim Parks lives in Italy.

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