Hearts and Minds
Publish date: February 4th 2010
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
This is a contemporary novel about immigrants in London and they tend to be illegal immigrants too. As is the case with most illegal immigrants they do not particularly want to be immigrants. They would have preferred to have remained where they were, but they immigrate to survive. Even so, though, ...
Hearts And Minds is the story of five Londoners whose lives interact. A divorced human-rights lawyer, a South African supply teacher, a Zimbabwean cab-driver, a Ukrainian teenager trafficked into prostitution, and an American PA escaping a failed relationship in her home country. But as well as bein...
A bit too 'right on' at the moment, but some decent writing and great characters. It got a bit boring when all the goodies were immigrants and right-on lawyers (i.e. not earning anything for doing work for immigrants) and all the baddies were British etc. But overall a good, uplifting read..