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Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo




***WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019*** *SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020* THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Exceptional. You have to order it right now’ Stylist This 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 choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain’ Elle ‘Ambitious flowing and all-encompassing an offbeat narrative that’ll leave your mind in an invigorated whirl… [It] unites poetry social history women’s voices and beyond.’ Stylist ‘Bernardine Evaristo can take any story from any time and turn it into something vibrating with life’ Ali Smith author of How to be both ‘Sparkling inventive’ Sunday Times ‘Funny sad tender and true deserves to win awards’ Red ‘Brims with vitality’ Financial Times SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019

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