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Three Strong Women
by Marie NDiaye John Fletcher

RRP €11.35

Three Strong Women
by Author Name Marie NDiaye, John Fletcher

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List Price:11.35
Format: Paperback, 198 x 132mm, 272pp
Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
Publisher: MacLehose Press
ISBN-13: 9780857051073


Three women who almost had it all...Norah thinks she has made it when she qualifies as a lawyer in Paris; Fanta works her way into a prestigious teaching job in her home city; Khady runs a cafe with her loving husband - now all she wants is a child. But family ties, broken or reasserted, will force each woman to face a journey from France to Africa or from Africa to France that will take the future out of their hands and change their lives forever. Domineering fathers, weak lovers, the perilous road of the refugee - they will need all their courage and inner strength if they are to overcome. From Man Booker International Prize finalist, Marie NDiaye.


'The prose compels with its astonishing range and precision' Maya Jaggi, Guardian. 'NDiaye was the first black woman to win the Prix Goncourt in 2009: the French equivalent of the Man Booker. I can see why. The novel has a passion, daring and individuality that makes it stand out' Bernadine Evaristo, Independent. 'Extraordinarily powerful' Kate Saunders, The Times. 'The youngest finalist for the Man Booker International prize, French-born NDiaye recalls Henry James's prose style with her fondness for long, careful and psychologically complex sentences' Sunday Herald.