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Title: Brick Lane
Description: London, United Kingdom, Black Swan, 2004. Reprint, Binding: Soft Cover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0552771155 Paperback Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2003. At the tender age of eighteen, Nazneen's life is turned upside down. After an arranged marraige to a man twenty years her elder she exchanges her Bangladeshi village for a block of falts in London's East End. In this new world, where poo people can be fat and even dogs go on diets, she struggled to make sense of her existence - and to do her duty to her husband. A man of inflated ideas (and stomach), he sorely tests her compliance. But Nazneen submits, as she must, to Fate and devotes her life to raising her family and slapping down her demons of discontent. Untill she becomes aware of a young radical, Karim. 492 pp.

Keywords: Fiction/Brick Lane/London s East End/Asian Family/Saga

Price: GBP 6.00 = appr. US$ 8.57 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 069510

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