Brick Lane: A Novel

by Monica Ali | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0743243307 Global Overview for this book
Registered by kelzhell of Buffalo, New York USA on 3/25/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by kelzhell from Buffalo, New York USA on Saturday, March 25, 2006
Brick Lane chronicles the story of Nazneen,who was left to her fate. Following her late mothers admonitions Nazneen doesn't try to stand in the way of her fate. This brings her from Bangledesh to England with her husband, Chanu, who is always coming up with grand schemes but never seems to follow through. Many aspects of the story deal with what it's like to be an immigrant, in an immigrant community and raise children born to a new culture.

It is Nazneen's wayward sister's letters that shock her into another way of thinking. She starts to make an effort to guide her fate rather than just blindly accept it.

Journal Entry 2 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Sunday, May 28, 2006
received this in a swap at the Buffalo Meet-Up

Journal Entry 3 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Friday, November 03, 2006
I did not enjoy this book. It was slow and boring. The story documents an Indian woman's arranged marriage to a Indian who immigrates to England. Slowly oh so slowly she emerges from her shell to become her own person instead of an extension of her husband

Journal Entry 4 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Sunday, February 04, 2007
mailed today to Wss4 who won this in a swap

Journal Entry 5 by wss4 from Branford, Florida USA on Friday, February 09, 2007
Book arrived today. Thank you. I will give it a try and post what I think. Thanks for sharing.

Released 12 yrs ago (4/30/2007 UTC) at PaperBackSwap.com in Media Mail, PaperBackSwap.com -- Controlled Releases

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