Milkman

Milkman

By Anna Burns

  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre : Fiction & Literature
  • FIle Size : 0.86 MB
Score: 4
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From 77 Ratings
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Description

Milkman WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018

'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

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.

Reviews

  • Brilliant

    5
    By Lauralaughs
    What a read! I can understand why people have called it challenging but that’s part of the beauty of the book. I found it hilarious and a true reflection of the time and place. So fantastically written!

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