By Monica Ali
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Monica Ali's stunning first novel is the deeply relocating tale of 1 girl, Nazneen, born in a Bangladeshi village and transported to London at age eighteen to go into into an prepared marriage. Already hailed by way of the London Observer as "one of the main major British novelists of her generation," Ali has written a stunningly finished debut approximately one outsider's quest to discover her voice.
What couldn't be replaced needs to be borne. and because not anything can be replaced, every thing needed to be borne. This precept governed her existence. It was once mantra, fettle, and challenge.
Nazneen's inauspicious access into the area, an obvious stillbirth at the difficult dust flooring of a village hut, imbues in her a feeling of fatalism that she incorporates throughout continents whilst she is married off to Chanu, a guy sufficiently old to be her father. Nazneen strikes to London and, for years, retains residence, cares for her husband, and bears childrens, simply as a lady from the village is meant to do. yet steadily she is remodeled via her adventure, and starts off to query even if destiny controls her or even if she has a hand in her personal destiny.
Motherhood is a catalyst -- Nazneen's daughters chafe opposed to their father's traditions and delight -- and to her personal amazement, Nazneen falls in love with a tender guy locally. She discovers either the complexity that includes loose selection and the intensity of her attachment to her husband, her daughters, and her new world.
While Nazneen trips alongside her direction of self-realization, her sister, Hasina, rushes headlong at her lifestyles, first creating a "love marriage," then fleeing her violent husband. Woven in the course of the novel, Hasina's letters from Dhaka recount a global of overwhelming adversity. formed, but now not sure, by means of their landscapes and thoughts, either sisters fight to dream -- and dwell -- past the foundations prescribed for them.
Vivid, profoundly humane, and wonderfully rendered, Brick Lane captures an international instantaneously incredible and achingly ordinary. And it establishes Monica Ali as an exciting new voice in fiction. As Kirkus Reviews
stated, "She is a kind of harmful writers who see everything."