Review: Brick Lane

Editorial Review - - Shannon Bloomstran

You know you are dealing with an acclaimed book when the critical praise blurbs run to four pages at the beginning of the novel. Monica Ali's BRICK LANE made it to no fewer than ten "Best of 2003" lists, including a nod from the editors of the New York Times Book Review. It won the 2003 Discover Award for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. All of which makes it slightly ... Read full review

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i didn't read the book...unfortunately..It was in the afternoon...i was browsing through the channels..when the sight of this dark, thin yet so bful lady caught gloomed to the channel.. it was such an amazing movie..loved the whole thing...i wish i had read the book...the movie was so poignant...i wonder how good the book must be.. 

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Very good, enjoyable read.

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amazing prose with clever dialogue and descriptions. not an action movie type of book. it's a drama that is a pleasure to steal moments to read. didn't want it to end

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I have just read this book, and I must say that by times i found it work,but I stayed with it and it was a very moving story and most rewarding. I love this book, and it is one I will read again and again in the future.

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