NERVOUS CONDITIONS

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FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THIS MOURNABLE BODY, ONE OF THE BBC''S 100 WOMEN FOR 2020 '' UNFORGETTABLE'' Alice Walker ''THIS IS THE BOOK WE''VE BEEN WAITING FOR'' Doris Lessing ''A UNIQUE AND VALUABLE BOOK.'' Booklist ''AN ABSORBING PAGE-TURNER'' Bloomsbury Review ''A MASTERPIECE'' Madeleine Thien ''ARRESTING'' Kwame Anthony Appiah Two decades before Zimbabwe would win independence and ended white minority rule, thirteen-year-old Tambudzai Sigauke embarks on her education. On her shoulders rest the economic hopes of her parents, siblings, and extended family, and within her burns the desire for independence. A timeless coming-of-age tale, and a powerful exploration of cultural imperialism, Nervous Conditions charts Tambu''s journey to personhood in a nation that is also emerging. ''With its searing observations, devastating exploration of the state of "not being", wicked humour and astonishing immersion into the mind of a young woman growing up and growing old before her time, the novel is a masterpiece.'' Madelein Thien



  • EAN

    9780571368129

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    304 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Épaisseur

    2 cm

  • Poids

    247 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

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