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Spring, 1947. In a few months' time the British flag will be lowered all over India, and with Independence thousands of those who made their lives there - as planters, civil servants, or in the Indian army - will be returning to England. Among those coming home, as everyone speaks of it, are Will and Flo Sutherland, who fell in love at the end of the war. India has been the defining experience of their lives: how will they make a new life now? Sue Gee's new novel is filled with pathos and humour, beautifully evoking a all-but vanished world.
Closing date: 11/10/2018
'[An] elegantly written, sympathetic, quietly sensational tale'
'Powerful and convincing... A compelling story with subtle characterisation and engaging humanity'
'Gentle, evocative and totally involving'
& Home A compelling read, Coming Home will awaken all your senses Independent
Publication date: 22/05/2014
Publisher: Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||22nd May 2014|
|Publisher:||Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Historical Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Sue Gee is a novelist and short story writer who also teaches creative writing. She ran the MA Creative Writing Programme at Middlesex University and currently teaches at the Faber Academy. The Mysteries of Glass was long listed for the 2005 Orange Prize, and Reading in Bed was a Daily Mail Book Club Selection in 2007. Sue Gee has also published many short stories, some of which have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She lives in London and Herefordshire. Her new novel is The Tiger of Tulsipore due out in 2012.More About Sue Gee