Girl, Woman, Other

Winner of the Booker Prize 2019

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Publisher's Synopsis


*One of Goodreads Most Popular Books of the Past Decade*

This is Britain as you've never read it.
This is Britain as it has never been told.

From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They're each looking for something - a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope . . .

'The most absorbing book I read all year' Roxane Gay

'[Bernardine Evaristo] is one of the very best that we have' Nikesh Shukla

'Beautifully interwoven stories of identity, race, womanhood, and the realities of modern Britain. The characters are so vivid, the writing is beautiful and it brims with humanity' Nicola Sturgeon

'A choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain' Elle

'Bernardine Evaristo can take any story from any time and turn it into something vibrating with life' Ali Smith

'Exceptional. You have to order it right now' Stylist

Book information

ISBN: 9780241984994
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: Winner of the Booker Prize 2019
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 22085
Number of pages: 453
Weight: 338g
Height: 197mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 35mm