Brick Lane: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize

Monica Ali

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd

Published: 01-05-2004

£8.99

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE’Written with a wisdom and skill that few authors attain in a lifetime’ Sunday TimesStill in her teenage years, Nazneen finds herself in an arranged marriage with a disappointed older man.

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE’Written with a wisdom and skill that few authors attain in a lifetime’ Sunday TimesStill in her teenage years, Nazneen finds herself in an arranged marriage with a disappointed older man. Away from her Bangladeshi village, home is now a cramped flat in a high-rise block in London’s East End. Nazneen knows not a word of English, and is forced to depend on her husband. Confined in her tiny flat, Nazneen sews furiously for a living, shut away with her buttons and linings – until the radical Karim steps unexpectedly into her life. On a background of racial conflict and tension, they embark on a love affair that forces Nazneen finally to take control of her fate.’A brilliant evocation of sensuality’ Daily Telegraph’A novel that will last’ Guardian’Highly evolved and accomplished’ Observer

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Weight 0.335 kg
Dimensions 31 × 127 × 198 mm
Page Count 496