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In the story of Lev, newly arrived in London from Eastern Europe, Rose Tremain has written a wise and witty book about the contemporary migrant experience.

On the coach, Lev chose a seat near the back and he sat huddled against the window, staring out at the land he was leaving. . . . Lev is on his way to Britain to seek work, so that he can send money back to Eastern Europe to support his mother and little daughter.

Readers will become totally involved with his story, as he struggles with the mysterious rituals of “Englishness,” and the fashions and fads of the London scene. We see the road Lev travels through Levs eyes, and we share his dilemmas: the intimacy of his friendships, old and new; his joys and sufferings; his aspirations and his hopes of finding his way home, wherever home may be.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780099478461
Author:
Tremain, Rose
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
fiction;london;england;immigration;eastern europe;orange prize;immigrants;british;novel;uk;restaurants;literary fiction;poland;literature;russia;immigrant experience;food;cooking;migration;21st century;adult;love
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080722
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 1.125 lb

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