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Asylum road

Sudjic, Olivia2021
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A couple drive from London to coastal Provence. Anya is preoccupied with what she feels is a relationship on the verge; unequal, precarious. Luke, reserved, stoic, gives away nothing. As the sun sets one evening, he proposes, and they return to London engaged. But planning a wedding does little to settle Anya's unease. As a child, she escaped from Sarajevo, and the idea of security is as alien now as it was then. When social convention forces Anya to return, she begins to change. The past she sought to contain for as long as she can remember resurfaces, and the hot summer builds to a startling climax. Lean, sly and unsettling, this novel is about the many borders governing our lives- between men and women, assimilation and otherness, nations, families, order and chaos. What happens, and who do we become, when they break down?
Main title:
Asylum road / Olivia Sudjic.
Author:
Imprint:
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021.©2021
Collation:
260 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN:
978152661739297815266173929781526617392 (paperback)
Dewey class:
823.92
Language:
English
BRN:
383628
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult FictionSUDJAvailable
Sandringham LibraryAdult FictionSUDJAvailable
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