The Line

The Line

Olga Grushin


Grushin's lovely debut drew compliment that positioned her within the best rank of younger literary voices. Now she returns with that rarity: a moment novel much more spectacular than her first.

the road: the common image of shortage and bureau­cracy that exists anywhere petty officers are let out to abuse their powers.

the road starts off to shape at the whispered rumor recognized exiled composer is returning to Moscow to behavior his final symphony. Tickets can be constrained. anonymous faces subscribe to the road, jostling for most well-liked place. yet as time passes and the seasons switch and the price ticket kiosk is still shuttered, those nameless souls tackle person form. not going friendships are solid, long-buried thoughts spring to lifestyles, and a year-long wait is rewarded with unforeseen acts of kindness that ease the bleakness of harshly lived lives. A disparate gaggle of strangers evolves right into a neighborhood of buddies united of their wish to adventure track they've got by no means been allowed to listen to.

The Line is a transformative novel that speaks to the persistence of the human spirit whilst it explores the ways that we love-and what we do for romance.

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