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Milkman (Library Binding, Large type / large print edition)

By Burns, Anna

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Set in an un-named city but with an astonishing, breath-shorteningly palpable sense of time and place Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. The story of inaction with enormous consequences and decisions that ...are never made, but for which people are judged and punished. Middle sister is our protagonist. She is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her nearly-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with milkman (which she herself for the life of her cannot work out how it came about). But when first brother-in-law, who of course had sniffed it out, told his wife, her first sister, to tell her mother to come and have a talk with her, 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...
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ISBN 9781432863296
Released NZ 24 Apr 2019
Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
Format Library Binding, Large type / large print edition
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ISBN-13 9781432863296
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
Imprint Thorndike Press Large Print
Released 24 Apr 2019
Publication Country
Format Library Binding, Large type / large print edition
 › 8 other possible formats available
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Burns, Anna
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 514
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 680g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Young women, Large type books, Stalking, Gossip
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade