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Milkman

Milkman

Author: Anna Burns
$29.99(AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 3
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Set in an un-named city but with an astonishing, breath-shorteningly palpable sense of time and placeMilkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. The story of inaction with enormous consequences and decisions that are never made, but for which people are judged and punished.Middle sister is our protagonist. She is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her nearly-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with milkman (which she herself for the life of her cannot work out how it came about). But when first brother-in-law, who of course had sniffed it out, told his wife, her first sister, to tell her mother to come and have a talk with her, 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...
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General Fields

  • : 9780571338740
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : June 2018
  • : ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Anna Burns
  • : 368
  • : 823.92
  • : English