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 worldwide battle II. There her husband, Janusz, is already watching for them on the little residence at 22 Britannia street. however the warfare has replaced all of them so totally that they'll slightly realize each other after they are reunited. "Survivor," she solutions.

Silvana and Aurek spent the warfare hiding within the forests of Poland. Wild, virtually feral Aurek doesn't know the way to tie his personal footwear or sleep in a mattress. Janusz is an Englishman now-determined to fail to remember Poland, disregard his personal ghosts from the way in which, and start a brand new lifestyles as a formal English kin. yet for Silvana, who can't break out the painful reminiscence of a shattering wartime act, forgetting isn't available.

some of the most searing debuts to return alongside in years, <I>22 Britannia Road</I. is the wrenching chronicle of the way those broken humans try and develop into, once more, a real relations. An unforgettable novel that cries out for dialogue, it's a strong tale of primal maternal love, overcoming complication, and, finally, acceptance-one that might pierce your center.

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