Author: Burns, Anna
Fiction & related items
Published on 20 September 2018 by FABER & FABER in the United Kingdom.
Paperback | 368 pages
193 x 187 x 23 | 302g
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD'Utterly compelling' Irish Times'Original, funny, disarmingly oblique' CLAIRE KILROY'A triumph.' GuardianIn 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 . . .
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONSHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION
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