Other Americans – Laila Lalami

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Finalist for the National Book Award 2019 An Observer, Literary Review and Time Book of the Year One of the most affecting novels I have read. Subtle, wise and full of humanity The Times Late one spring night, Driss Guerraoui, a Moroccan immigrant in California, is walking across a darkened intersection when he is killed by a speeding car. The repercussions of his death bring together a diverse cast of characters, deeply divided by race, religion and class. As the characters tell their stories and the mystery unfolds, Drisss family is forced to confront its secrets, a town faces its hypocrisies, and love, in all its messy and unpredictable forms, is born. A state-of-America family saga told as a slow-burn detective story Observer Exceptionally rich Sunday Times Confirms Lalamis reputation as one of our most sensitive interrogators, probing at the faultlines in family and the wider world Financial Times

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05/03/2020