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Review: Brick Lane

User Review  - Ryan Louis - Goodreads

With luscious and vivid prose, this book brings its scenes alive with the most provocative descriptions of smell, sound and taste. Mostly boxed into a single apartment in a Bangladeshi neighborhood in ... Read full review

Review: Brick Lane

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Star taken away only because of the ratio of tragedy to joy wasn't what I prefer. I enjoyed the voice of the narrator and the ending. Read full review

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User Review  - Roshnee Patel - Goodreads

Beautiful, captivating descriptions of London, from the perspective of someone who has never been to a city. The tiny details that we are too jaded to notice walking around the big city are brought to life in this novel. Read full review

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User Review  - Mariana - Goodreads

The oppression of BENGALI women in London still happens. Read full review

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User Review  - Kate B - Goodreads

I read this a while ago now. I was absorbed into the sister's different worlds. Different because of the decisions made by or for them. But, ultimately, the sister in London comes to admire her sister's willingness to keep trying. Read full review

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User Review  - Zoe Carney - Goodreads

A rich, detailed novel with an interesting range of varied and fully-developed characters. If I found myself wishing the protagonist was less passive, I at least understood exactly why she was the way ... Read full review

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User Review  - Trevor - Goodreads

A well-written narrative, the main strength of Brick Lane is character, as the writer does well to avoid stereotypes and provide a complex picture of Bangladeshi immigrant life in modern London. A bit long/bloated perhaps. Read full review

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User Review  - Tyler - Goodreads

4.5/5 stars. Monica Ali delivers a powerful underlying message about religion through the story of a Bangladeshi expatriate living in Britain. She articulates the incompatibility of modern ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erica Mukherjee - Goodreads

At the risk of a wholly autobiographical review, I feel the need to introduce Monica Ali's Brick Lane with some personal back story. Since December of 2007, my reading was almost entirely confined to ... Read full review


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