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By Amanda Hodgkinson

ISBN-10: 0670022632

ISBN-13: 9780670022632

A travel de strength that echoes glossy classics like Suite Francaise and The Postmistress.

"Housekeeper or housewife?" the soldier asks Silvana as she and 8- year-old Aurek board the send that might take them from Poland to England on the finish of global battle II. There her husband, Janusz, is already anticipating them on the little condominium at 22 Britannia street. however the battle has replaced all of them so completely that they'll slightly realize each other once they are reunited. "Survivor," she solutions.

Silvana and Aurek spent the warfare hiding within the forests of Poland. Wild, virtually feral Aurek doesn't understand how to tie his personal footwear or sleep in a mattress. Janusz is an Englishman now-determined to overlook Poland, put out of your mind his personal ghosts from the best way, and start a brand new lifestyles as a formal English family members. yet for Silvana, who can't break out the painful reminiscence of a shattering wartime act, forgetting isn't really possible.

essentially the most searing debuts to come back alongside in years, <I>22 Britannia Road</I. is the wrenching chronicle of ways those broken humans try and develop into, once more, a real relations. An unforgettable novel that cries out for dialogue, it's a robust tale of primal maternal love, overcoming trouble, and, eventually, acceptance-one that would pierce your middle.

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