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Milkman

Anna Burns    Pages: 348      Published: 2018

The book: In an unnamed town in an unnamed country (that feels a lot like Northern Ireland during the Troubles), middle sister (we don’t know her name) is trying to keep to herself and wants nothing to do with Milkman, who seems to be pursuing her.  He is persistent. In a town where everyone knows everyone, it does not take much to spark a rumor and become the target of gossip. Middle sister wants none of this; attention during these times is dangerous. What will happen to middle sister? Who is Milkman? Read more