By Monica Ali
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Monica Ali's beautiful 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 via 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 has to be borne. and because not anything might be replaced, every little thing needed to be borne. This precept governed her lifestyles. It used to be mantra, fettle, and challenge.
Nazneen's inauspicious access into the area, an obvious stillbirth at the not easy dust flooring of a village hut, imbues in her a feeling of fatalism that she contains throughout continents while she is married off to Chanu, a guy the right age to be her father. Nazneen strikes to London and, for years, retains condominium, cares for her husband, and bears young ones, simply as a lady from the village is meant to do. yet progressively she is reworked by means of her adventure, and starts off to query even if destiny controls her or no matter 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 existence, first creating a "love marriage," then fleeing her violent husband. Woven in the course of the novel, Hasina's letters from Dhaka recount an international of overwhelming adversity. formed, but now not certain, via their landscapes and stories, either sisters fight to dream -- and reside -- past the principles prescribed for them.
Vivid, profoundly humane, and wonderfully rendered, Brick Lane captures a global instantly incredible and achingly frequent. And it establishes Monica Ali as an exciting new voice in fiction. As Kirkus Reviews stated, "She is a type of harmful writers who see everything."