About this book
"Winner of the 2009 Costa First Novel Award"--Cover
Beauty flees an abusive marriage in Bangladesh and returns to England, where she must find a way to support herself. But first she must negotiate officialdom, fellow claimants, strangers and passers-by, as well as deal with the restrictions of her culture and language. A sharply rendered portrait of the multicultural Britain of today.
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