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Girl, Woman, Other

by Bernardine Evaristo

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Reading Group Recommendations

Girl, Woman, Other Synopsis

Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years.

Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible.

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Girl, Woman, Other Press Reviews

Evaristo's prose hums with life as characters seem to step off the page fully formed. At turns funny and sad, tender and true, this book deserves to win awards - Red

An exceptional book that unites poetry, social history, women's voices and beyond. Order it right now - Stylist

Exuberant, bursting at the seams in delightful ways... Evaristo continues to expand and enhance our literary canon. If you want to understand modern day Britain, this is the writer to read - New Statesman

Weaves through time and space with crackling originality - Vogue

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ISBN: 9780241364901
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: B07QTJZFBV
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241364901
Publication date: 2nd May 2019
Author: Bernardine Evaristo
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo is the Anglo-Nigerian award-winning author of seven books of fiction and verse fiction that explore aspects of the African diaspora: past, present, real, imagined. Her writing also spans short fiction, reviews, essays, drama and writing for BBC radio. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London and Vice Chair of the Royal Society of Literature. As a literary activist for inclusion, Bernardine Evaristo has founded several successful initiatives including Theatre of Black Women (1982-86), Spread the Word writer development agency (1995-present); The Complete Works mentoring scheme for poets of colour (2007-17) and the Brunel International African ...

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