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The Vanishing Half: Sunday Times Bestseller Paperback – 9 June 2020

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  • Paperback : 304 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0349701455
  • Product dimensions : 15.2 x 3 x 23.2 cm
  • Publisher : Dialogue Books (9 June 2020)
  • Language: : English
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Ferociously moving . . . a lush book, a book of so many secrets, betrayal . . . I found myself reading not to find out what happens to the characters, but to find out who they are - New York Times Book Review on The Mothers

[A] compelling debut - New Yorker on The Mothers

Luminous . . . engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss - People on The Mothers

With echoes of James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain, The Mothers is not your typical coming-of-age novel: It begins with Nadia's abortion, an experience often absent from our culture's stories, and goes on to look at how women step in to nurture - and sometimes betray - one another - Vogue on The Mothers

A refreshingly fast-paced story of young love, race, and religious hypocrisy - Vanity Fair on The Mothers

A beautifully written, sad and lingering book - Guardian on The Mothers

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