Brick LaneDownloadable Audiobook - 2007 | Slightly abridged
Set in the gritty Tower Hamlets area of East London, Brick Laneis the story of Nazneen, an Asian immigrant girl and how she deals with issues of love, cultural differences and the human spirit. Nazneen is forced into an arranged marriage with a much older man whose expectations of life are miserably low. When they flee the oppression of their Bangladeshi village for a high-rise block in the East End, she finds herself cloistered and dependent on her husband. It soon becomes apparent that of the two, she is the real survivor and more able to deal with the ways of the world and the vagaries of human behaviour. Through her friendship with another Asian girl, she begins to understand the unsettlling ways of her new homeland.
Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge Company, 2007
Edition: Slightly abridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital audio file