Winner of the 2019 Booker prize: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Teeming with life and crackling with energy, told through several distinctive female voices, this book follows the lives of 12 very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell their stories of their families, friends and lovers across the country and through the years.

Girl, Woman, Other is a gloriously new kind of history, a real novel of our times: celebratory, and a truly breath-taking portrait of the UK today. The novel won the Booker Prize 2019 (shared with Margaret Atwood), making Bernardine Evaristo the first black woman to win the prestigious award.

This book deals with themes including: love, sex, generational divides and queer identity. Appropriate for 16+ readers.

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Reviews about the book

Masterful… A choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain.” Elle

“Exceptional. Ambitious, flowing and all encompassing, an offbeat narrative that’ll leave your mind in an invigorated whirl... [It] unites poetry, social history, women`s voices and beyond. You have to read it now.” Stylist

“This is a story for our times. If you want to understand modern Britain, this is the writer to read.” New Statesman

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