22 Britannia Road: A Novel by Amanda Hodgkinson

By Amanda Hodgkinson

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 would take them from Poland to England on the finish of global battle II. There her husband, Janusz, is already looking forward to them on the little residence at 22 Britannia street. however the struggle has replaced all of them so totally that they'll slightly realize each other once they are reunited. "Survivor," she solutions.

Silvana and Aurek spent the struggle hiding within the forests of Poland. Wild, nearly feral Aurek doesn't understand how to tie his personal footwear or sleep in a mattress. Janusz is an Englishman now-determined to put out of your mind Poland, disregard his personal ghosts from the best way, and start a brand new existence 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 achievable.

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 attempt to develop into, once more, a real kin. An unforgettable novel that cries out for dialogue, it's a robust tale of primal maternal love, overcoming difficulty, and, finally, acceptance-one that might pierce your middle.

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