Brick Lane by Monica Ali

This novel tells the story of a Bangladeshi woman named Nazneen who moves to London at the age of 18 for an arranged marriage to a man 20 years her senior. The narrative explores her life in the city, her struggles with her unhappy marriage, her affair with a young radical, and her attempts to reconcile her traditional upbringing with her new surroundings. The book also explores the lives of immigrants in the UK, the clash of cultures, and the struggle for identity.

The 4100th greatest book of all time


Published
2003
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-500
Words
152,000
Original Language
English

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