Title: Girl, Woman, Other
Authors: Evaristo, Bernardine
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 452
Year: 2019
Language: English
Description: Spanning a century and starting and finishing with Amma, a feminist playwright, this unique story seamlessly brings together the loosely linked lives of twelve black women in Britain. Their experiences are many and varied; from school teacher to banker, from social influencer to farmer and to cleaner, their challenges and triumphs are universal and personal.

Offering new perspectives on gender, race and privilege, this engrossing and entertaining story perfectly matches a convention defying style with its vibrant and original characters.

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"Powerfully engaging. The stories are fascinating."

"Beautiful story telling that flows and keeps the reader engaged – even without punctuation!"

"It's a long time since I've been so engaged in a book. I gave it a 10."

"I struggled initially as it's rare to spot a full stop, although there are commas. Once I got over that, I was hooked."

"This is a big book and will appeal to many women, I believe."

"A very satisfying look at contemporary girls, women and other."

"The epilogue was a beautiful touch."

"Initially I found it hard to get involved, but I am so glad I did. It's a super book."

Categories: Fiction, Award Winner, Community, Contemporary, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Gender Issues, Human Rights, Relationships, Social commentary/perspectives, England, UK, 2022 Titles - Coming Soon


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