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User Review  - banjo123 - LibraryThing

[Brick Lane] by [[Monica Ali]] Nazneen, the heroine of [Brick Lane] was born in Bangladesh, and raised, by her saintly Muslim mother, to endure, to accept whatever fate brings to her. She moves to ... Read full review

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User Review  - dalzan - LibraryThing

Nazneen is a teenager forced into an arranged marriage with a man considerably older than her--a man whose expectations of life are so low that misery seems to stretch ahead for her. Fearfully leaving ... Read full review

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User Review  - jarvenpa - LibraryThing

An excellent and satisfying book, full of detail and nuance. Where's home? What's passion? Set mostly in London it is the story of a young Muslim woman given in an arranged marriage to a man far away ... Read full review

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User Review  - sunnydrk - LibraryThing

At first I thought that this book was taking place in the early 1900's, but then I realized it was close to present day. How scary that the oppression of women continues. Ms. Ali does a good job of ... Read full review

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User Review  - eclecticdodo - LibraryThing

A fascinating insight into another side of London life. We follow the story of Nazneen, a young Bangladeshi woman, as she is married to Chanu and moves to England. At first she is jealous of her ... Read full review

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User Review  - anyotherbizniz - LibraryThing

I thought it was much better than most reviews here suggest. But, on the other hand, I had seen the film first and had quite a crush on Tannishtha Chatterjee, so read the book in a very forgiving mood. Read full review

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User Review  - AriadneAranea - LibraryThing

This is the story of a Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, who comes to London to be the wife of Chanu, a much older man. As a character, Chanu is a particularly memorable: infuriating, hilariously self ... Read full review

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User Review  - Betsy S. - Overstock.com

Havent yet read so cant comment. Read full review

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User Review  - bennyb - LibraryThing

A well written book I can see why it became so popular when it was published. Read full review


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