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Marina Lewycka - A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian - 9780141020525 - KTG0004550
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A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

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A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainianis bestselling author Marina Lewycka's hilarious and award winning debut novel. 'Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blonde Ukrainian divorcée. He was eighty-four and she was thirty-six. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the murky water, bringing to the surface a sludge of sloughed-off memories, giving the family ghosts a kick up the backside.' Sisters Vera and Nadezhda must aside a lifetime of feuding to save their émigré engineer father from voluptuous gold-digger Valentina. With her proclivity for ... Read more

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About Marina Lewycka
Marina Lewycka lives in Sheffield with her husband and daughter, and teaches at Sheffield Hallam University.

Reviews for A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
It's rare to find a first novel that gets so much right . . . Lewycka is a seriously talented comic writer
Time Out
More than just a jolly romp with political undertones is the way it captures the peculiar flavour of Eastern European immigrant life . . . a very rich mixture indeed, as well as very ... Read more

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