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By Diana Evans
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WHITBREAD FIRST NOVEL AWARD
Identical twins, Georgia and Bessi, dwell within the loft of 26 Waifer road. it's a position of beanbags, nectarines and secrets and techniques, and viewers should always knock prior to getting into. Down under there's not such concord. Their Nigerian mom places cayenne pepper on her Yorkshire pudding and has mysterious methods of facing homesickness; their father angrily roams the streets of Neasden, prey to the demons of his Derbyshire upbringing. pressured to create their very own identities, the Hunter young children construct a separate universe. Older sister Bel discovers intercourse, excessive heels and natural hairdressing, the twins arrange for a flapjack empire, and child sister Kemy learns to moonwalk for Michael Jackson. it truly is whilst the truth comes knocking that the fantasies of adolescence begin to fall down. How will Georgia and Bessi cope in a global of separateness and solitude, and which ones might be stronger?
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Even in China there were Jewish settlements whose inhabitants had once travelled there from the Mediterranean along the Silk Road by way of Baghdad, Samarkand and Kashgar, and by the time of Chiang Kai-shek they looked like Chinese, but still strictly observed their ancient ritual. 33 So my grandmother, when she walked from her father’s estate to Tapolca, had followed a long tradition; but that was just the beginning. Now she had the task of convincing my grandfather of the necessity of going to Vienna.
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36 About the Author Hans Eichner was born in Vienna in 1921 and, being Jewish, escaped to England after the annexation of Austria by Hitler’s Germany. D. in 1949 and taught German language and literature at Bedford College in London, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and the University of Toronto from 1948 to 1988. He published books on Thomas Mann and Friedrich Schlegel. His novel Kahn & Engelmann was first published in German in 2000 and was reprinted in 2002. About the Translator Jean M.
26a by Diana Evans