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The White City Roma Tearne

The White City By Roma Tearne

The White City by Roma Tearne

Condition - Very Good
8 in stock


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

The White City Summary

The White City by Roma Tearne

'Roma Tearne is an exquisite writer and captivating storyteller' Aminatta FornaThrough 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. As the thaw begins, can she track down her elusive lover?

The White City Reviews

'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

About Roma Tearne

Roma Tearne is a Sri Lankan-born, Oxford-based artist, film-maker and writer. Her debut novel, Mosquito, was shortlisted for the 2007 Costa First Novel Award. The Swimmer was longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2011 and Asian Man Booker in 2012.

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The White City by Roma Tearne
Used - Very Good
Gallic Books
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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