By Joan Barbara Simon
A black girl and unmarried mum, beginning over. A white guy who desires anything extra. Will they take an opportunity on one another? Everyting gonna be alright?
London, 1960. Rose is seeking a brand new begin. hundreds of thousands of miles clear of her Caribbean domestic, she scrapes jointly cash to ship for her little ones whereas adjusting to a wierd, new world.
Jack’s lifestyles is filled with disillusionment. He cares little for his council flat, his city, or maybe his spouse. the single factor that provides his lifestyles sparkle? His Jamaican acquaintances down on the docks.
When Jack meets Rose at a bus cease, a brand new and unforeseen destiny unfolds…
If you love wealthy settings and life like characters: very long time stroll on Water. This alluring multicultural historic novel with its splash of anything really certain, its contact of romance, reggae type, will win your center ceaselessly. instructed with delight, poise, humour and beauty, this contemporary vintage through Joan Barbara Simon, literary terrorist, could have you shouting approximately if from the rooftops!
‘Rich, advanced and fantastically written. it truly is whatever in contrast to something i have learn earlier than and but it is recognisable and resonant simply because all of lifestyles is in it. An soaking up and affecting read.’ (online reviewer)
‘Beautifully crafted (...) will depart the reader as replaced as Simon’s characters. hugely, hugely recommended.’ (Dan Holloway)