Brick Lane

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, Nov 10, 2009 - Bangladesh - 428 pages
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Carrying into her adult years a sense of fatalism instilled during her hardscrabble birth, Nazneen finds herself married off to a man twice her age and moved to London, where she begins to wonder if she has a say in her own destiny. A first novel. Reissue. (A Sony Pictures Classics film, directed by Sarah Gavron, releasing Spring 2008, starring Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, & Christopher Simpson) (General Fiction)

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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 (2009)

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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