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Untold Story by Monica Ali
  

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Reinvention, romance, adventure and the dark fairytale that was the life of one of the most famous women in the world...

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Synopsis

Untold Story by Monica Ali

An Englishwoman named Lydia is living in a small, nondescript town somewhere in the American Midwest. She has a circle of friends: one owns a dress shop; another sells houses; another is a frenzied stay-at-home mother. Lydia works at an animal shelter and swims every morning. Her lover, who adores her, feels she won't let him know her. Who is she? Imagine if this woman was once one of the most famous living on our planet? A woman who captivated the entire world? A woman whose sudden death was mourned by millions. Who is she?

About the Author

Monica Ali

Monica Ali was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and grew up in England. She is one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists of the decade, Newcomer of the Year at the 2004 British Book Awards and has been nominated for most of the major literary prizes in Britain. Brick Lane was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the George Orwell Prize for political writing and the prestigious Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

Internationally there has been similar recognition including, in the United States, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times ‘First Fiction’ Prize where the book was shortlisted.

Monica Ali lives in London with her husband and two children, and is working on her next novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th July 2012

Author

Monica Ali

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781471100086

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