THE ROAD HOME BY ROSE TREMAIN Where was she born ?. Answer. Answer. - She was born in London in 1943. - From 1961-1962 she studied at the Sorbonne , Paris - She gradutated from the University of East Anglia in 1965. - She lives in Norfolk. . Question.
- She was born in London in 1943.
Lev comesfrom a villagecalledAurorwhichis in an unspecified Eastern European country.
He hadworked in a sawmill and becameunemployedwhenthefactoryclosedbecausetherewere no moretreesleft, as he says. He is also a widower and had to
leave his littledaughterwith his mother.
We, the reader, are accomanying him on his interminable trip on a bus to England where he arrives grey with exhaution and almost with no money. He sleeps outside and gets his first job from a moslem who is also struggling to survive.
How would you define such a person?
Verb: to immigrate
by finding him what?
a job in a very elegant restaurantwhere he washesthedishes and isslowlyworking his way up.
When Lev is at thehouse of Lydia‘sfriend in Mushwell Hill he realizesthebigsocialgapbuthandlesitwithhumourwhensitting ...... ............ he relieveshimself as quietly as he could.
On thetoiletorlavatory and loo
Andy, theplaywrightlatersaysthatthe English should
start to havethecourage to look at thefilth in that
Lydia invites Lev to do something very special.
What could it be?
Sheinviteshim to a concert withthe Maestro Greszler, thegreatconductorforwhom Lydia isworkingnow.
The audience is very quietly waiting for the concert to begin when something terrible happens to Lev. What could it be?
His new cell phone starts to ring and he can‘t find it in his clothes and as the ringing becomes louder and louder the people and conductor are getting very angry.
Lev is desperate and is leaving as fast as possible.
ThroughLev‘s ............., wesee London as theincomer
seesit and itisnot at all an attractive and encouraging
Otherwords in connectionare:
Eyesight : Somebody has a good eyesight.
Thismeansthat he sees well.
To eye sb. up = to look at a person and try to know
moreabout her orhim.
Lev livesnow in Christy‘sflat. His wife has lefthim and
he suffersbecause he isnotsupposed to havecontact
with his daughterbecause he mayhavehit her when he
Whichcountryis he from?
Lev and Christyget on well together; theyareboth
lonly, like to drink and to smoke cigarettes.
Christysays „Life‘s a feckin‘ footballmatch to theBrit
now. Theydidn‘tused to belikethis, butnowtheyare.
Ifyoucan‘tgetyour ball in the back of thenet, you‘re
Do Christy and Lev feel at home in London and its
NO, NOT AT ALL!
Theyfeelthatthey do notbelong to thissociety.
Whatcan Lev now send home?
Sophie,colleaguefromwork, offers to help Lev to clean
up the..................and he falls
in lovewith her.
Later on when he iswith her
and her friends in a bar wherethey all telltheirstories
QUESTION:Lev understandsthat his......... misseshimverymuch and thatbyrunningawayfrom his sorrow he madesuffer her verymuch.
It‘s his littledaughterwhosuffersverymuch
becauseshemisses her father and he misses her,
too. Maya also informs her fatherthatshecan‘t
Lydia gives Lev a veryimportantbookby William Shakespeare for Christmas and beforesheleaves to moreorless live withthefamousmusicianshetells Lev to reallyreaditbecause he will also find out muchabouthimself. Why
What‘sthename of theplay/tragedy?
ItseemsthattheghostfromAuror has followedhim to London.