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Milkman
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Milkman (Paperback)

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WINNER OF 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.


?'Milkman is extraordinary. I've been reading passages aloud for the pleasure of hearing it. It's frightening, hilarious, wily and joyous all at the same time.' - Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 20/09/2018 ISBN-13: 9780571338757  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Anna Burns was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is the author of two previous novels, No Bones and Little Constructions, and of the novella Mostly Hero. No Bones won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Milkman has to date won the Man Booker Prize 2018, been shortlisted for the Women's Prize and the Rathbone's Folio Prize, and won the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Anna Burns lives in East Sussex, England.

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Looking forward to reading this after the press it got for winning the Booker.

- 02/12/2018
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Safely received, well packed and wonderful book

- 19/11/2018
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