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Milkman

Burns, Anna

Milkman

Milkman

Milkman

 

*Man Booker Prize Winner 2018* Written in a perfectly-rendered Irish vernacular, this return from the Orange Prize-shortlisted author of }Little Constructions{ sees the protagonist known as 'Middle sister' struggle to hide the feelings that set her apart in an unnamed city where eliciting interest is dangerous


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Beschrijving Milkman

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018. In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.

Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences.


ISBN
9780571338757
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NUR
300
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Paperback / softback
Uitgever
Faber and Faber

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