The Swimmer

by Roma Tearne

On Sale: 09/02/2010

The Swimmer

by Roma Tearne

On Sale: 09/02/2010

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About the Book

A gripping, captivating novel about love, loss and what home really means.

Forty-three year old Ria is used to being alone. As a child, her life changed forever with the death of her beloved father and since then, she has struggled to find love.That is, until she discovers the swimmer.

Ben is a young illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka who has arrived in Norfolk via Moscow. Awaiting a decision from the Home Office on his asylum application, he is discovered by Ria as he takes a daily swim in the river close to her house. He is twenty years her junior and theirs is an unconventional but deeply moving romance, defying both boundaries and cultures – and the xenophobic residents of Orford. That is, until tragedy occurs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780007301591
  • ISBN 10: 0007301596
  • Imprint: William Collins
  • On Sale: 09/02/2010
  • Pages: 400
  • List Price:17.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Cultural Heritage
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Psychological
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Legal
  • BISAC5 : FICTION / Romance / General

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