Milkman

£9.99

by Burns, Anna | Fiction & related items
Paperback | 368 pages

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WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD’Utterly compelling’ Irish Times’Original, funny, disarmingly oblique’ CLAIRE KILROY’A triumph.’ Guardian

In an unnamed city, where to be interesting is dangerous, an eighteen-year-old woman has attracted the unwanted and unavoidable attention of a powerful and frightening older man, ‘Milkman’. In this community, where suggestions quickly become fact, where gossip and hearsay can lead to terrible consequences, what can she do to stop a rumour once it has started? Milkman is persistent, the word is spreading, and she is no longer in control . . .

SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTIONSHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION