Hardback Girl, woman, other / Bernardine Evaristo.
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: UK : Hamish Hamilton,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241364901 (hbk.) :
'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. With her historic Booker win, Bernardine Evaristo is the author everyone is talking about.The standout book of 2019, Girl, Woman, Other is the number book you need to read this year.***WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERThis is Britain as you've never read it.This is Britain as it has never been told.From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They're each looking for something - a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope . . . 'Masterful . . . A chora
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452 pages ; 24 cm
A vibrant and insightful novel, pulling together multiple threads of ethnicity, gender, generations in a narrative form that brings the story along as well as maintaining strong interest. A true delight.