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Milkman

Milkman

by Anna Burns

Publisher Faber & Faber

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  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 'Milkman is extraordinary. I've been reading passages aloud for the pleasure of hearing it. It's frightening, hilarious, wily and joyous all at the same time.' - Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies

In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.

Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences.

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About the Author

Anna Burns

Anna Burns was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

She is the author of three novels, No Bones, Little Constructions and Milkman, and of the novella, Mostly Hero. No Bones won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her latest novel, Milkman, was published to critical acclaim in 2018 and went on to win the Man Booker Prize in that year. It has also been shortlisted for The Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 and The Women's Prize for Fiction 2019.

She lives in East Sussex, England.

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    Fine first edition, in fine unclipped dust jacket.

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