22 Britannia Road

by Amanda Hodgkinson

22 Britannia Road

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Book Summary

Leaving Poland for England at the end of World War II, Silvana is accompanied by eight-year-old, near-feral Aurek, with whom she shares traumatic wartime memories that set them apart from her husband, who has remade himself as an Englishman to forget the past.

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Set before and after World War II, Amanda Hodgkinson's novel focuses on a young Polish family that reunites, after six years of separation, in a sweet little cottage in England. Everything promises to be good. The husband who went off to war now has a job and a house, and his family is returning to him. But there are secrets that keep life from being so simple. As Rona Brinlee of The BookMark bookstore in Atlantic Beach, Fla.,

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