BLONDE ROOTS

BLONDE ROOTS

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PENGUIN BOOKS
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978-0-14-103152-1
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260
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u003cbu003eFROM THE BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF u003ciu003eGIRL, WOMAN, OTHERu003c/iu003e u003cpu003e u003c/bu003eLONGLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2009u003cbru003e WINNER OF THE ORANGE YOUTH PANEL AWARD 2009u003cbru003e FINALIST FOR THE HURSTON WRIGHT LEGACY AWARD 2010 u003cpu003e u003cbu003e'A phenomenal book. It is so ingenious and so novel. Think u003ciu003eThe Handmaid's Taleu003c/iu003e meets u003ciu003eNoughts and Crossesu003c/iu003e with a bit of Jonathan Swift and Lewis Carroll thrown in. This should be thought of as a feminist classic.' Women's Prize for Fiction Podcastu003c/bu003e u003cpu003e Welcome to a world turned upside down. One minute, Doris, from England, is playing hide-and-seek with her sisters in the fields behind their cottage. The next, someone puts a bag over her head and she ends up in the hold of a slave-ship sailing to the New World . . . u003cpu003e In this fantastically imaginative inversion of the transatlantic slave trade - in which 'whytes' are enslaved by black people - Bernardine Evaristo has created a thought-provoking satire that is as accessible and readable as it is intelligent and insightful. u003ciu003eBlonde Rootsu003c/iu003e brings the shackles and cries of long-ago barbarity uncomfortably close and raises timely questions about the society of today. u003cpu003eu003cbu003e'A bold and brilliant game of counterfactual history. Evaristo keep[s] her wit and anger at a spicy simmer throughout' u003ciu003eDaily Telegraphu003c/iu003e u003cpu003e 'So human and real. Re-imagines past and present with refreshing humour and intelligence' u003ciu003eGuardian u003c/iu003e u003cpu003e 'A brilliant satire whose flashes of comedy make the underlying tragedy all the more poignant' u003ciu003eScotland on Sundayu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003e

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