Girl, Woman, Other (Paperback)
Author: Bernardine Evaristo
9780241984994 | HB | pp. 454 | 2019 | Penguin Books
A joint winner of the Man Booker Prize 2019, Girl, Woman, Other teems with life and crackles with energy — a love song to modern Britain and black womanhood
Ships in 2-4 days
Only 1 left in stock
Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different, mostly black female characters of different ages from a teenager to a great grandmother from different backgrounds living in the UK. The novel captures a portrayal of modern Britain, presenting 12 original tales of women and their struggles of living in a predominantly white society. Each tale is unique, yet they are all linked.
Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible. The 12 protagonists are all fictional, of different ages, with different cultural and social backgrounds and with different personalities, and the book provides its readers with the women’s condensed life stories, packed with information, always keeping a certain observational distance, investigating their destinies like through the camera lens of a documentary filmmaker.
|Year of Publication:||
|Country of Origin:||
This book will be shipped in 2-4 days’ time. The time taken for you to receive the book after it is shipped will depend upon the mode you choose, while completing your purchase. The rates applicable for each mode are different.
You will be informed after the order is shipped.
Shipping costs depend on the mode chosen, the weight of the item, and the distance it will travel to reach its destination. Shipping costs will be charged depending on the weight of the entire purchase (if more than one book is purchased). The same shipping mode will apply to all products in such a case.