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    Inhaltsangabe

    Brought to you by Penguin. 

    Winner of The Booker Prize 2019

    Shortlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2020

    The Sunday Times best seller

    This is Britain as you've never heard it.

    This is Britain as it has never been told.

    From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the 20th century to the teens of the 21st, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of 12 characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They're each looking for something - a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope.... 

    ©2019 Bernardine Evaristo (P)2019 Penguin Audio

    Kritikerstimmen

    "The actress Anna-Maria Nabirye projects the characters superbly: she has a full, low timbre and a powerful directness." (The Times)

    "Masterful...A choral love song to black womanhood in modern Great Britain." (Elle)  

    "Ambitious, flowing and all-encompassing, an offbeat narrative that'll leave your mind in an invigorated whirl...[It] unites poetry, social history, women's voices and beyond." (Stylist

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    Audio Book inadequate

    I need to emphasize my respect and honour to the writer book and the performer of the audio book. However the audio book fails to carry the worth and essence of the vision of the book. The book tells the stories of 12 persons whose voices are less heard in literature. I hoped the stories would be told differently too. I particularly did not like the performers wrong pronunciations of Kwame A. Appiah's name and the Nigerian and carribean accents were not adequate. As the book advocates for voices to be heard, it would have been nice to get 12 persons who could do this and make the book come as alive as possible. I am sorry also is my comment comes accross as harsh but I really think the liberation of voices and also providing the platform for all voices would have helped in projecting the honor of this book.

    50 Leute fanden das hilfreich

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    Mindblowingly good!

    These stories of women who are all woven together, but offer such radically different insights were a revelation to me. I feel like I of understood questions of feminism and black identity in completely new ways. Highly recommended!

    2 Leute fanden das hilfreich

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    Perfekter Fit

    Ein sehr zu empfehlen der Roman, der zurecht den Booker Preis 2019 gewonnen hat. Trotz einiger stereotypen Charaktere macht es Spaß zu erkennen, wie sich die Figuren und ihre Geschichten am Ende zu einem Ganzen zusammenfügen.

    2 Leute fanden das hilfreich

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    Narration could be improved

    very interesting book but the narration makes it hard to distinguish between chapters & perspective

    1 Person fand das hilfreich

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    Großartig!!!

    Sehr gutes, wichtiges, berührendes Buch, macht nachdenklich und eröffnet neue Gedankenwelten. Die englische Sprecherin war wunderbar, hat es so lebendig gemacht. Keine einzige Sekunde langweilig.

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    thought-provoking and beautifully read

    I liked the book, but think that Anna-Maria Nabirye's reading of it made it even better. She does a brilliant job giving a voice to all these women!

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    a must listen to

    the individual stories of women/ girls and others without bragging nor cliche but full of emotional depth and thoughts

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    Was the aim to educate or to annoy?

    The book was written without punctuation, which the speaker decided to reflect by lifting her voice at the end of the logical end of a sentence. While I laud this attempt to mimic the written form of the book, the result was a line-up of what sounded like endless questions or statements by a perpetually insecure person. And, yes, it was as annoying to listen to as it sounds!

    As regards the story, it was a mix of modern "issues", with the equally modern underlying complaint about the inequalites of life. The characters were often lacking the ability to reflect on their actions and on what impact these actions might have on their own lives and on that of their offspring.

    In short, it's fair to say that I did not much enjoy listening to this audio book and despite the critical acclaim that it received, I really can not recommend it.

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    my new favourite book!

    I cried and laughed and was moved! i think I will buy the book so I can read it instead of "just" listening. Although I loved to hear the different accents

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    Als Hörbuch sehr spannend

    Interessante Lebensgeschichten von verschiedenen Frauen, Töchtern, Müttern, Großmüttern, in unterschiedlichen Zeiten und doch miteinander verwoben.