Novel set mainly in London and Nepal
The Black Madonna of Derby
Location(s): Derby, Krakow, Warsaw
Era(s): 1960s, 1970s
Three generations of a Polish immigrant family are living in Derby in 1964 when the grandmother decides she wants to return to her homeland to make peace with her relatives and await death. Her war-traumatised daughter remains in Derby while the three grandchildren, all born in England, choose different paths as they attempt to reconcile their dual heritage.
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