Girl, Woman, Other

Ranked #11 in 2019, Ranked #11 in Lesbian Fictionsee more rankings.

From one of Britain's most celebrated writers of color, Girl, Woman, Other is a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity and a moving and hopeful story of an interconnected group of Black British women that paints a vivid portrait of the state of post-Brexit Britain, as well as looking back to the legacy of Britain's colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean.

The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is...

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Nicola Sturgeon @HannahB4LiviMP And what a book of 2019 IMO (Source)

Trisha Greenhalgh This is a great book. (Source)

Peter Florence I cannot imagine anyone not enjoying this novel. As an author she possesses a prolific voice; she’s got 12 voices, all of which are distinct and engaging and vulnerable in different ways and utterly compelling. (Source)

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