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The Room of Lost Things - 9781844082131

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  • Product code: BHLGB
  • ISBN: 9781844082131
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 29.7cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 29/01/2009

The Room of Lost Things (Paperback)

The Room of Lost Things - 9781844082131

Stella Duffy


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Under his railway arch in Loughborough Junction, South London, Robert Sutton is taking leave of a lifetime of hard work. His dry-cleaning shop lies at the heart of a lively community, a fixed point in a changing world. And, as he explains to his successor, young East Londoner Akeel, it is also the resting place for the contents of his customers' pockets - and for their secrets and lies. As he helps Akeel to make a new life out of his old one, Robert also hands on all he knows of his world: the dirty dip of the Thames; the parks, rare green oases in a desert of high-rises and decaying mansion blocks; and the varied lives that converge at the junction. Humming with life, packed tight with detail, The Room of Lost Things is a hymn of love to a great and overflowing city, and a profoundly human story that holds us in its grip from the first sentence until the last.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BHLGB
  • ISBN: 9781844082131
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 29.7cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 29/01/2009

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