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Milkman

Milkman
 

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. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous. Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780571338757
Barcode 9780571338757
Release Date 6 May 2019 by Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
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Author(s) By Burns, Anna
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ISBN-13 9780571338757
ISBN-10 0571338755
Stock Release date is 6 May 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Release Date 6 May 2019
International Publication Date 20 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Burns, Anna
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 290g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 949015

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Man Booker Prize 2018

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Author's Bio

Anna Burns was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is the author of two novels, No Bones and Little Constructions, and of the novella, Mostly Hero. No Bones won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She lives in East Sussex, England.

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