- Häftad (Paperback)
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- Guardian First Book Award,2003,S;Booker Prize for Fiction,2003,S
- Corgi Books
- 180 x 110 x 34 mm
- 260 g
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Keeping house and rearing children, Nazneen does what is expected of her. Into that fragile peace walks Karim, raising questions of longing and belonging that open her eyes to surprising truths. While Nazneen struggles in Tower Hamlets, her sister Hasina has her own dreams back home in Bangladesh.
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"'The new rising star of English fiction post Zadie Smith ... Highly recommended.'" Marie Claire "'Monica Ali is a fabulous writer, and Brick Lane is finely observed, deeply compassionate, wry and tender.'" -- Meera Syal "'A very special novel - I adored it. It gave me everything I crave in a novel ... You won't publish a better novel in 2003.'" -- Margaret Forster "'A very special novel - I adored it. It gave me everything I crave in a novel - entertaining, moving and fascinating.'" -- Margaret Forster "'Entertaining and full of insight ... talented, thoughtful and mature.'" -- Hilary Mantel
Monica Ali was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and grew up in England. She is one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists of the decade, Newcomer of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards and has been nominated for most of the major literary prizes in Britain. BRICK LANE was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the George Orwell Prize for political writing and the prestigious Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Internationally there has been similar recognition including, in the United States, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times 'First Fiction' Prize where the book was shortlisted. Monica Ali lives in London with her husband and two children.