by Bernardine Evaristo
Paperback. 464 pages.
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019
This is Britain as you’ve never read it.
This is Britain as it has never been told.
From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl Woman Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They’re each looking for something – a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope …
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About the author
Bernardine Evaristo is a British writer, born in Woolwich, southeast London to an English mother and Nigerian father. She has written novels in various mixes of prose and poetry; she has also written poems, radio plays, and stage plays. Among her other honours, The Emperor’s Babe was chosen as one of the Times’ “100 Best Books of the Decade” and Evaristo was named a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for being “a major voice in the multicultural panorama of British literature.”