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 lives largely for his battered Chevrolet. Ahead lies the strangeness of London, which 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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"'Tremain is a magnificent story-teller'" ( Independent on sunday)
"...bravely imaginative, deeply moving, surprising, invigorating and satisfying" ( Independent)
"Luminous talent for the fusion of the extraordinary and the commonplace" ( sunday Telegraph)
"I can't think of a better sentence-to-sentence writer of fiction" ( Irish Times)
"Vivid, original and always engaging" ( The Times)
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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Book Description Vintage Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099563037
Book Description Vintage Books, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099563037