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
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