Milkman by Anna Burns

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Diane:

This was a very worthy Booker winner – the dislocated style is a perfect match for the content and story, and is definitely not about just being clever/tricksy. It’s also a perfect depiction of  the excitement and confusion of youth.

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WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018
WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2020
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2020

‘Blazing.’ Daily Telegraph

‘Outstanding.’ New Statesman

‘A triumph.’ Guardian

‘Utterly compelling.’ Irish Times

‘The best Booker winner in years.’ Metro

In an unnamed city, where to be interesting is dangerous, an eighteen-year-old woman has attracted the unwanted and unavoidable attention of a powerful and frightening older man, ‘Milkman’. In this community, where suggestions quickly become fact, where gossip and hearsay can lead to terrible consequences, what can she do to stop a rumour once it has started? Milkman is persistent, the word is spreading, and she is no longer in control . . .

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Weight 291 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 22 mm
Attribute Value 1

Paperback