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9781910709337
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ISBN
9781910709337

Publication date
9th October 2017

RRP
£8.99

Binding
B-Format pb

Extent (number of pages)
144

Territory

WEL

BIC category
F/FL

US publication date
10th October 2017

US RRP
$$14.95

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The White City

Author Roma Tearne

£8.99

A permanently frozen London is the setting for Roma Tearne’s  harrowing yet lyrical tale of survival in a dystopian near-future.

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A permanently frozen London is the setting for Roma Tearne’s  harrowing yet lyrical tale of survival in a dystopian near-future.

Through endless years of glacial winter, artist Hera has known loss: her brother’s arrest and imprisonment on terrorism charges, her mother’s resulting death, and the collapse of normal life in a devastated London.  Her one comfort has been her relationship with Raphael, a survivor of Pinochet’s Chile.  As the thaw begins, can she track down her elusive lover?

Praise for Roma Tearne
‘Roma Tearne is an exquisite writer and captivating storyteller’ Aminatta Forna
‘Skilled and sensitive … Tearne’s training as a painter shows in the subtle descriptions that fill each page with lyrical power’ Independent on Sunday
‘Tearne captures a shifting social and political landscape and questions notions of home and homeland’ The Independent
 ‘Tearne brings her skills as a painter to her writing’ Sunday Telegraph
‘She has a wonderful ability to create atmosphere.’ The Times
‘Tearne charts the patterns of love and loss with beautiful prose’ Sunday Times
Roma Tearne

Meet the author

Roma Tearne is a Sri Lankan-born, Oxford-based artist, film-maker and writer. She trained as a painter, completing her MA at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford. Her debut novel, Mosquito, was shortlisted for the 2007 Costa Book Awards First Novel prize. The Swimmer was longlisted for…

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