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Disobedience

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From the author of The Power, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017Naomi Alderman's Disobedience is an insightful and witty novel on the search for love, tolerance and faith.By the age of 32, Ronit has left London and transformed her life. She has become a cigarette-smoking, wise-cracking, New York career woman, who is in love with a married man.But when Ronit's father dies she is called back into the very different world of her childhood, a world she thought she had left far behind. The orthodox Jewish suburb of Hendon, north London is outraged by Ronit and her provocative ways. But Ronit is shocked too by the confrontation with her past. And when she meets up with her childhood girlfriend Esti, she is forced to think again about what she has left behind.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 22mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141025956
  • 9780141025957
  • 15,475

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'Funny, tender and insightful' Maureen Lipman, Guardian'A wonderful novel . . . rich and fresh and fascinating' Sunday Timesshow more

About Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman is the author of four novels. In 2006 she won the Orange Award for New Writers and in 2007 she was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, as well as being selected as one of Waterstones' 25 Writers for the Future. All of her novels have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. In 2013 she was selected for the prestigious Granta Best of Young British Writers. She lives in London.show more

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'Funny, tender and insightful' Maureen Lipman, Guardian 'A wonderful novel . . . rich and fresh and fascinating' Sunday Timesshow more

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1,398 ratings
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4 39% (541)
3 32% (454)
2 10% (133)
1 3% (36)
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