The London Train

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  • ASIN: 0062011839
Author: Tessa Hadley
Binding: Paperback
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  • EAN: 9780062011831
  • EANListElement= 9780062011831
  • Edition: Original
    ISBN: 0062011839
  • Height= 800
  • Length= 531
  • Weight= 57
  • Width= 79
  • Label: Harper Perennial
    Manufacturer: Harper Perennial
    NumberOfItems: 1
    NumberOfPages: 352
  • Height= 70
  • Length= 790
  • Weight= 65
  • Width= 530
  • PackageQuantity: 1
    ProductGroup: Book
    ProductTypeName: ABIS_BOOK
    PublicationDate: 2011-05-24
    Publisher: Harper Perennial
    ReleaseDate: 2011-05-24
    Studio: Harper Perennial
    Title: The London Train

    Product Description

    "Hadleyis a lovely, subtly teasing writer." —New York Times Book Review

    Long-listed forthe Orange Prize

    Twolives, stretched between two cities, converge in a chance meeting withimmediate and far-reaching consequences in this compelling, sophisticated talefrom acclaimed New Yorker writer Tessa Hadley, author of Accidents inthe Home and The Master Bedroom. As father struggles to reestablisha relationship with his estranged daughter in London, surrendering himself toan underground life of illegal squats and counterculture friendships, a wifedecides she must flee her suffocating marriage to return to Wales, where inCardiff she may rediscover the passions that once fueled her life. Embracingchange and facing loss, in a story evocative of Alice Munro’s Runaway andJulia Glass’ I See You Everywhere, Hadley’s powerful charactersilluminate the furthest reaches of love, hope, and determination.