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Beauty

Author: Raphael Selbourne
Publisher: Birmingham : Tindal Street Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""Beauty--in name and appearance--is a twenty-year-old Bangladeshi woman, back in the UK having disgraced her family by fleeing an abusive arranged marriage. Placed on the jobseeker's treadmill and under continuing domestic pressure, in desperation, she runs away. Out in the frightening city streets, her language and culture are a comfort but complicate her every encounter--and place her at the mercy of two unlikely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Selbourne
ISBN: 9780955647673 0955647673
OCLC Number: 373481841
Notes: "Winner of the 2009 Costa First Novel Award"--Cover.
Awards: Costa Award, 2009.
Description: 320 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Raphael Selbourne.

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"Shocking, explosive, and tender--I could not put it down." --Maggie Gee, author, "The White Family"

 
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