The Road Home (Paperback)
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The Road Home (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 12/06/2008
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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...

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099478461

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“The Road Home”

This book covers a really topical subject - immigrants. It's a very powerful book, that gives a glimpse into the lives of many immigrants in London.

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19th March 2009
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“The Road Home”

The journey begins with Lev's bus journey from his home in Poland to the loneliness of impersonal London. Lev is into his early forties, has recently lost his wife to cancer and believes that the only way that he... More

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19th October 2008
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“Engaging read”

I didn't think I was going to like this book as much as I did. Lev the central character is very sympathetically drawn and you fear for him throughout. Tremain maintains the tension well as this slightly broken... More

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28th April 2012
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