The Match - Gunesekera, Romesh
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A heartwarming novel about life, love and cricket from the Booker-shortlisted author As a teenager from Sri Lanka, Sunny liked to play cricket. But none of his new friends in Manila were remotely interested. That is until the gorgeous Tina arrived, all poise and perfection. Three decades on, Sunn is settled in London with a teenage son of his own. Butdespite the quiet comfort of his life, he feels unmoored. Trying to reconnect with his past, he goes to watch the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team play at the Oval. As the sun goes down at the end of the match he realises that love, lik…mehr

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A heartwarming novel about life, love and cricket from the Booker-shortlisted author

As a teenager from Sri Lanka, Sunny liked to play cricket. But none of his new friends in Manila were remotely interested. That is until the gorgeous Tina arrived, all poise and perfection. Three decades on, Sunny is settled in London with a teenage son of his own. Butdespite the quiet comfort of his life, he feels unmoored. Trying to reconnect with his past, he goes to watch the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team play at the Oval. As the sun goes down at the end of the match he realises that love, like cricket, is more than just a game. He sees one last chance to get his life into focus, if only there is time.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Bloomsbury Trade
  • Seitenzahl: 320
  • 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 129mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 225g
  • ISBN-13: 9780747579397
  • ISBN-10: 0747579393
  • Best.Nr.: 20931330

Autorenporträt

Romesh Gunesekera ist 1953 in Sri Lanka geboren und lebt heute in London.

Rezensionen

"Gunesekera is quite simply a very good, often inspiringly lyric writer who feels as deeply as he sees." (Irish Times)