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Monica Ali

Born: 1967 in Bangladesh, Monica moved to Bolton, England with her family, when the civil war started. Later worked in publishing and marketing. Brick Lane, her debut novel has been translated into 20 languages. Studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University.and Economics at Oxford University.
Alentejo Blue is a collection of short stories that blend into one story. Awards: 2003 Man Booker Prize: Best Novel: Brick Lane.Shortlist.
2003 Granta's Best of Young British Novelists.
2003 W H Smith: People's Choice Award: Brick Lane.
2003 Guardian First Book Award: Brick Lane: Shortlist.
2003 British Book Awards:Newcomer of the Year: Brick Lane.
2003 British Book Awards:Literary Fiction Award: Brick Lane: Shortlist

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Brick Lane

Alentejo Blue

Brick Lane

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Book Review:

In this debut novel Monica Ali writes a rite of passage story for a young Bangladeshi girl forced into an arranged marriage.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy.
Black Swan Paperback 2004 Reprint
Book Weight: 315g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN 0140028420

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Alentejo Blue

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Book Review:

Alentejo Blue is the story of a place. It is Mamarrosa, a small town in rural Portugal. It is where people run from or pass through. But for some it is where to go, when there is a reason to do so.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Black Swan Paperback 2007 Reprint
Book Weight: 290g

Book Type:
Fiction Novel
ISBN 0140033173

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