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Charlotte Mendelson - Almost English - 9781447220008 - KTG0006019
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Almost English

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Description for Almost English Paperback. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013: the extraordinary, warm and witty novel from the Orange Prize shortlisted author of When We Were Bad. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 298. Some light shelf wear else as new.

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 and the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014

'I adored Almost English' Nigella Lawson
'I read and ADORED Almost English . . . And now I will read everything she's ever written' Marian Keyes

Home is a foreign country: they do things differently there . . .

In a tiny flat in West London, sixteen-year-old Marina lives with her emotionally delicate mother, Laura, and three ancient Hungarian relatives. Imprisoned by her family's crushing expectations and their fierce unEnglish pride, by their strange traditions and stranger foods, she knows she ... Read more

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Pan Macmillan
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London, United Kingdom
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About Charlotte Mendelson
Charlotte Mendelson's last novel, When We Were Bad, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, and was chosen as a book of the year in the Observer, Guardian, Sunday Times, New Statesman and Spectator. She is also the author of Love in Idleness and Daughters of Jerusalem, which won both the Somerset Maugham Award and the John Llewellyn Rhys ... Read more

Reviews for Almost English
‘Charlotte Mendelson is much admired by the cognoscenti and Almost English ought to be a bestseller. The account of a girl from a family of Hungarian aunts, dealing with love and old lechers at a ghastly boarding school in the 1980s, is sheer bliss — pure rueful comedy with endless resourcefulness . . . I adore her novels and wish ... Read more

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