Hardback Milkman / Anna Burns.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571342730 (hbk.) :
In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.
348 pages ; 23 cm
Great book. Bitter sweet and dark in places, captures the pain of adolescence well.