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- DescriptionThis title is a winner of the Costa First Novel Award. Beauty - in both name and appearance - is a twenty-year-old Bangladeshi, back in England having shocked her family by fleeing an abusive arranged marriage. Now she is forced onto the jobseekers' treadmill. Her fractious encounters with officialdom and passers-by in the city streets place her at the mercy of many unlikely helpers. But it's with honesty and compassion that Beauty moves ever closer towards resolving her dilemma of family duty and personal destiny. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are t more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.
- PrizesWinner of Costa First Novel Award 2009.
- Author(s)Raphael Selbourne
- PublisherW F Howes Ltd
- Date of Publication01/08/2010
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationRearsby
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWhole Story Audio Books
- Read byJulie Maisey
- Running Time540
- Edition StatementUnabridged
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