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The two very different housing estates do not usually mingle, and the residents of the council estates are viewed as undesirables. Adrian Jauncey rated it really liked it Apr 14, Filed under Thomas Leslie.


Tropic of Ruislip by Leslie Thomas

His boyhood in an orphanage is evoked in This Time Next Week, published in Arno Laty rated it liked it Apr 04, Trivia About Tropic Of Ruislip. The ending is particularly weak. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Refresh and try again. Rich Schulks rated it liked it Oct 07, Leslie Thomas was one of the most popular writers of the time. Notify me of new comments rkislip email.

Tropic of Ruislip

Just a well-written book with some social satire and a genuinely surprising ending. Mr John D Leech rated it liked it Mar 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Email required Address never made public.

Tropic of Ruislip, which was also made into a TV drama, centres around the residents of a new housing estate, Plummers Park, somewhere on the outskirts of London. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Born in Newport, Monmouthshire,Leslie Thomas is the son of a sailor who was lost at sea in Learn lleslie your comment data is processed. A great proportion of his thoughts are directed to the unanswerable question as to why he ran off with another woman—only to return to his wife.


But that said, it is a great story and one that would be a good introduction for anyone who has not read his books before.

Feb 16, Xdw rated it it was ok. Robbin Nichol rated it really liked it Nov 05, Tony rated it really liked it Mar 24, The protagonist of the novel is Andrew Maiby pronounced Maybeand he waffles just as his name implies. Lists with This Book. George Ganderton rated it really liked it Sep 28, At sixteen, he became a ruislup, before going on to do his national service.

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