THE INVENTION OF EXILE by Vanessa Manko
Connecticut, 1913: Wrongly accused of attending anarchist gatherings Austin Voronkov, engineer, an inventor and Russian immigrant is deported with his young family. While his wife and children are eventually able to return, Austin becomes indefinitely stranded in Mexico City because of the black mark on his record. He keeps a daily correspondence with Julia, as they struggle to remain a family across a distance of two countries.
“A brilliant debut. I commend it to you all.” Salman Rushdie
“An achingly immediate, sensuous and psychologically acute novel about a man whose life has been suspended by the madness of American politics.” Siri Hustvedt
Published: WF Howes, 6th November 2014
Narrated by Kevin Orton
Length: 9 hrs and 21 minsView all Books