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Milkman

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WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2019

'Blazing.' Daily Telegraph

'Outstanding.' New Statesman

'A triumph.' Guardian

'Utterly compelling.' Irish Times

'The best Booker winner in years.' Metro

In an unnamed city, where to be interesting is dangerous, an eighteen-year-old woman has attracted the unwanted and unavoidable attention of a powerful and frightening older man, 'Milkman'. In this community, where suggestions quickly become fact, where gossip and hearsay can lead to terrible consequences, what can she do to stop a rumour once it has started? Milkman is persistent, the word is spreading, and she is no longer in control . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 290g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571338755
  • 9780571338757
  • 148

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A triumph of voice . . . darkly hilarious. Justine Jordan Guardian BOOKS OF THE YEAR
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About Anna Burns

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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17,595 ratings
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2 11% (1,909)
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