Brick Lane

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Black Swan, 2007 - Bangladesh - 491 pages
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To søstres skæbne, håb og drømme. Den ene født i en landsby i Bangladesh gifter sig og kommer til London til en skuffende tilværelse, den anden bliver i Bangladesh, og gifter sig over hals og hoved til et kærlighedsægteskab, der ender med flugten fra en voldelig mand.

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BRICK LANE

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Everyday life requires courage. That simple truth is the foundation of this fine debut about a young Bangladeshi woman in London, struggling to make sense of home, family, Islam, and even adultery.You ... Read full review

Brick lane: a novel

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Most coming-of-age novels focus on an adolescent learning about life and love for the first time. Ali's debut shows that a 34-year-old mother of two can discover the joys and pains of growing up as ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Monica Ali was born October 20, 1967. She is a British writer of Bangladeshi origin. She is the author of Brick Lane, her debut novel, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 2003.

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