The Invention of Exile Hardback
Bridgeport, Connecticut: 1913. Austin Voronkov is a Russian immigrant working in a factory.
When he falls in love with Julia - the daughter of his landlady - the American Dream feels within reach.
But after he is wrongly accused of attending an anarchist gathering and is deported, that dream becomes a nightmare. Spanning four decades and three continents, The Invention of Exile is the story of an epic love that is tested over and over again,but never broken.
Stuck in a strange land, separated fromhis family and unable to see his children grow up, Austin becomesa pawn in the cat-and-mouse game of political antagonism betweenthe United States and the new Soviet Union.
But with steadfastcourage and unwavering devotion, Julia finds a way to keeptheir love alive.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 03/07/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781780745534
- Paperback from £7.49