Milkman

 12.00

by Anna Burns

WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018
WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2020
SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2019

 

Milkman

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.

About the Author

Anna Burns was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is the author of two novels, No Bones and Little Constructions, and of the novella, Mostly Hero. No Bones won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She lives in East Sussex, England.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm