Comic tale of migrants in the underbelly of Britain

TWO CARAVANS: By Marina Lewycka, Fig Tree press, €14.15.

7th April, 2007

TWO CARAVANS: By Marina Lewycka, Fig Tree press, €14.15. Marina Lewycka, the Ukrainian English author of the best-selling A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, returns to the world of the migrant worker with this comic follow-up.

It’s the story of a group of (mostly) illegal migrant workers thrown together at a strawberry farm in Kent, a gaggle of mismatched souls who form a loose coalition against the threat of the underworld they gingerly inhabit....

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