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- Kurzbeschreibung22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson is a heartbreaking and powerful novel about wartime secrets and the difficulties of adjusting to postwar life<br>It is 1946 and Silvana and eight-year-old Aurek board a ship that will take them from Poland to England. Silvana has not seen her husband Janusz in six years, but, they are assured, he has made them a home in Ipswich.<br>However, after living wild in the forests for years, carrying a terrible secret, all Silvana knows is that she and Aurek are survivors. Everything else is lost. While Janusz, a Polish soldier who has criss-crossed Europe during the war, hopes his family will help put his own dark past behind him.<br>But the war and the years apart will always haunt each of them unless they together confront what they were compelled to do to survive.<br>'The characters are so convincing and the writing's so unshowily accomplished that it soon becomes something gripping. An admirable debut' Daily Mail<br>'A most accomplished first novel. Powerful story-telling and entirely convincing in its evocation of post-war England. Very good' Penelope Lively<br>'Keep your Kleenex handy reading 22 Britannia Road ' Grazia<br>'An affecting story, extremely well told' The Times<br>Amanda Hodgkinson was born in Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset and grew up in Essex and Suffolk.<br>She currently lives in south-west France with her husband and two daughters. 22 Britannia Road is her first novel.
- AutorAmanda Hodgkinson
- VerlagPenguin Books Ltd
- Seiten400 Seiten
- Gewicht256 g
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