Brick Lane

by Monica Ali | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingEnitnajwing of Tilburg, Noord-Brabant Netherlands on 4/15/2024
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingEnitnajwing from Tilburg, Noord-Brabant Netherlands on Monday, April 15, 2024
After an arranged marriage to Chanu, a man twenty years older, Nazneen is taken to London, leaving her home and heart in the Bangladeshi village where she was born. Her new world is full of mysteries. How can she cross the road without being hit by a car (an operation akin to dodging raindrops in the monsoon)? What is the secret of her bullying neighbour Mrs Islam? What is a Hell's Angel? And how must she comfort the naive and disillusioned Chanu?
As a good Muslim girl, Nazneen struggles to not question why things happen. She submits, as she must, to Fate and devotes herself to her husband and daughters. Yet to her amazement, she begins an affair with a handsome young radical, and her erotic awakening throws her old certainties into chaos.
Monica Ali's splendid novel is about journeys both external and internal, where the marvelous and the terrifying spiral together.

Journal Entry 2 by wingEnitnajwing at BC 2024 Convention in Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland on Friday, April 19, 2024

Released 1 mo ago (4/19/2024 UTC) at BC 2024 Convention in Tampere, Pirkanmaa / Birkaland Finland

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Took the book to the convention, it's on the book buffet! Enjoy it, next reader!

Journal Entry 3 by wingMankyiwing at Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Saturday, April 20, 2024
This book is travelling to Switzerland with me. Thank you for releasing it!

Journal Entry 4 by wingMankyiwing at Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Halfway through this book, and I’m still in Helsinki. Very interesting, a lot to think about …

Update: finished the book… wow! I’m glad it ended the way it did!:)

Planned Release in 1 day (5/22/2024 7:00 PM UTC) at Allsop Arms Pub in City of Westminster, Greater London United Kingdom

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At the meetup


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