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Disadvantagesperhaps to good to be true in some parts

...The road home by Rose Tremain was another challenge book for me. Not one of my usual picks but it has won prizes so got me intrigued. The story is mainly about a man called Lev who is from Eastern Europe. You first meet Lev as he is on a bus to England seeking better fortune to enable a brighter life for his family back home after the death of his wife. Lev sits next to a lady called Lydia who...

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AdvantagesA thought provoking book


...*THE ROAD HOME* *ROSE TREMAIN* Publisher: Vintage ISBN-10: 0099478463 ISBN-13: 978-0099478461 What a fantastic read!!!!!! I must say that I have always found Rose Tremain an excellent writer, and I think that this is her best book yet, quite a change from her more normal historical novel. The Road Home is full of her usual wonderful elegant prose...

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AdvantagesConvincing, well written, good plot, likeable characters

DisadvantagesEnds suspiciously well

.... The money is not enough though and Lev decides to go to Britain, to the lucky land of lucky people who didn't experience the damaging effects of too much history happening in their lifetime. "The Road Home" is a chronicle of Lev's stay in the UK, starting with his 50 hour journey on the coach. We never learn which specific country he comes from (although it's a New-EU country, and almost certainly one...

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