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Girl, woman, other

By: Evaristo, Bernardine

0241985005 / 9780241985007
eBook
823.92
02/05/2019
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England
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336 pages
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Teeming with life and crackling with energy - a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood

'Bernardine Evaristo is one of those writers who should be read by everyone, everywhere. Her tales marry down-to-earth characters with engrossing story lines about identity, and the UK of today' Elif Shafak

'Evaristo's books are always exciting, always subversive, a reminder of the boundless possibilities of literature and the great worth in reaching for them. Her body of work is incredible' Diana Evans

'Witty, exhilarating and wise... Once again, Bernardine Evaristo reminds us she is one of Britain's best writers, an iconic and unique voice, filled with warmth, subtly and humanity. Exceptional' Nikesh Shukla

Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years.

Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible.

'If you don't yet know her work, you should - she says things about modern Britain that no one else does' Maggie Gee, Guardian

BIC:

1DBKESL London, Greater London, 5S Of specific Gay & Lesbian interest, FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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