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Read online The Road Home.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Road Home Lev is on his way to Britain to seek work so that he can send money back to eastern Europe to support his mother and little daughter He struggles with the mysterious rituals of Englishness and the fashions and fads of the London scene We see the road Lev travels through his eyes and we share his dilemmas by Rose Tremain

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The Road Home
Title:The Road Home
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ISBN:0701177934
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Number of Pages:365
Category:Fiction, Contemporary, British literature, Literary fiction
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Restoration, Sacred Country, Trespass, The Colour, Merivel: A Man of His Time, The Road Home, The Gustav Sonata, The Way I Found Her, The American Lover, Music & Silence
Rose Tremain awakens the senses in this magnificent and diverse collection of short stories br br Trapped in a London apartment Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in s Paris The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster s cottage miles from Moscow A young woman who is about to marry a rich aristocrat instead begins a torrid relationship with a construction worker A father finally free of his daughter s demands embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat A middle aged woman cares for her injured mother at Christmas And in the grandest house of all Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor Daphne du Maurier br br Rose Tremain awakens the senses in this magnificent and diverse collection of short stories In her precise yet sensuous style she lays bare the soul of her characters the admirable the embarrassing the unfulfilled the sexy and the adorable to uncover a dazzling range of human emotions and desires, In a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse the Mas Lunel Aramon the owner is so haunted by his violent past that he s become incapable of all meaningful action letting his hunting dogs starve and his land go to ruin Meanwhile his sister Audrun alone in her modern bungalow within sight of the Mas Lunel dreams of exacting retribution for the unspoken betrayals that have blighted her life Into this closed world comes Anthony Verey a wealthy but disillusioned antiques dealer from London When he sets his sights on the Mas a frightening and unstoppable series of consequences is set in motion, Lev is on his way to Britain to seek work so that he can send money back to eastern Europe to support his mother and little daughter He struggles with the mysterious rituals of Englishness and the fashions and fads of the London scene We see the road Lev travels through his eyes and we share his dilemmas, Robert Merivel son of a glove maker and an aspiring physician finds his fortunes transformed when he is given a position at the court of King Charles II Merivel slips easily into a life of luxury and idleness enthusiastically enjoying the women and wine of the vibrant Restoration age But when he s called on to serve the king in an unusual role he transgresses the one law that he is forbidden to break and is brutally cast out from his newfound paradise Thus begins Merivel s journey to self knowledge which will take him down into the lowest depths of seventeenth century society