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The Road Home

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Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to Britain, seeking work. Behind him loom the figures of his dead wife, his beloved young daugher 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...

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"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)

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WINNER OF THE 2008 ORANGE BROADBAND PRIZE FOR FICTION

Rose Tremain's hugely enjoyable new novel is the up-to-the-minute story of Lev, newly arrived in London from Eastern Europe. A wise and witty look at the contemporary migrant experience.

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