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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket, published 2019.
Captured, abducted and married into Boko Haram, the narrator of this story witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence. Barely more than a girl herself, she must soon learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, bound for hell, she is offered an escape of sorts - but only into another landscape of trials and terrors amidst the unforgiving wilds of northeastern Nigeria, through the forest and beyond; a place where her traumas are met with the blinkered judgement of a society in denial. How do we love in a world that has lost its moorings? How can we comprehend the barbarism of our enemies, and learn forgiveness for atrocities committed in the name of ideology? Edna O'Brien's new novel pierces to the heart of these questions: and the result is her masterpiece.
The dust jacket has a little wear to the corners and to the top and bottom of the spine. Otherwise the book is in very good condition with the hard cover corners being sharp, the spine uncreased and the pages are clean and unmarked.

Item details

Author(s):
Edna O'Brien
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x135x16
EAN-13:
9780571341160
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780571341160
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
230
Publisher:
Faber & Faber

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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket, published 2019.
Captured, abducted and married into Boko Haram, the narrator of this story witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence. Barely more than a girl herself, she must soon learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, bound for hell, she is offered an escape of sorts - but only into another landscape of trials and terrors amidst the unforgiving wilds of northeastern Nigeria, through the forest and beyond; a place where her traumas are met with the blinkered judgement of a society in denial. How do we love in a world that has lost its moorings? How can we comprehend the barbarism of our enemies, and learn forgiveness for atrocities committed in the name of ideology? Edna O'Brien's new novel pierces to the heart of these questions: and the result is her masterpiece.
The dust jacket has a little wear to the corners and to the top and bottom of the spine. Otherwise the book is in very good condition with the hard cover corners being sharp, the spine uncreased and the pages are clean and unmarked.

Author(s):
Edna O'Brien
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
216x135x16
EAN-13:
9780571341160
Edition:
Hardback original
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780571341160
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
230
Publisher:
Faber & Faber

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