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The Room of Lost Things [Hardcover]

Stella Duffy


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March 6 2008
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.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Virago (March 6 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844082121
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844082124
  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 22.4 x 3.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 458 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,966,405 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Stella Duffy is a writer who never lets you down, and this is her most ambitious, satisfying book yet.—Ali Smith

Stella Duffy strides into a whole new league with her lyrical, gritty, deeply affecting journey into the heart and soul of south London.—Manda Scott

About the Author

Stella Duffy is the author of seven novels and the Saz Martin crime series. She has published over thirty short stories, many feature articles, and also writes for radio and theatre. Stella Duffy was born in the UK, grew up in New Zealand and now lives in London. In addition to her writing work she is an actor and improviser.

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