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Glory

NoViolet Bulawayo

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      **LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE 2023****SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022**An exhilarating Animal Farm-inspired novel about power and corruption set in an animal nation trapped in a cycle as old as time, by one of the most exciting voices writing today.'Bulawayo is really out-Orwelling Orwell. This is a satire with sharper teeth, angrier, and also very, very funny'New York Times Book ReviewNarrated by a vivid chorus of animal voices that unveil the tyranny and ruthlessness required to uphold absolute power, Glory is the tale of an uprising and a country's implosion. And at the centre of it all, a young goat named Destiny, returning home to bear witness to a revolution.Urgent, wild, dazzling with life and an irrepressible wit, Glory is a razor-sharp satire that unpicks power and shows how history can be halted in a moment.'Glory is a masterpiece for our times. Gripping and exhilarating' Observer** SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2023****SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2023 VISIONARY ARTS AWARDS**
      CONTRIBUTORS: NoViolet Bulawayo EAN: 9781784744304 COUNTRY: United Kingdom PAGES: WEIGHT: 502 g HEIGHT: 234 cm
      PUBLISHED BY: Vintage Publishing DATE PUBLISHED: CITY: GENRE: FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Political, FICTION / Cultural Heritage, FICTION / Animals WIDTH: 153 cm SPINE:

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      Africa, Modern and contemporary fiction: general and literary, Humorous fiction, Narrative theme: Politics, Narrative theme: Social issues

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      NOVIOLET BULAWAYO grew up in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. When she was eighteen, she moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her first novel, We Need New Names, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, and won a Betty Trask Award, Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, the Etisalat Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction. She has also won the Caine Prize for African Writing and a National Book Award's '5 Under 35'. NoViolet earned her MFA at Cornell University, and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where she taught fiction. She currently writes full-time, from wherever she finds herself.

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      **LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE 2023****SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022**An exhilarating Animal Farm-inspired novel about power and corruption set in an animal nation trapped in a cycle as old as time, by one of the most exciting voices writing today.'Bulawayo is really out-Orwelling Orwell. This is a satire with sharper teeth, angrier, and also very, very funny'New York Times Book ReviewNarrated by a vivid chorus of animal voices that unveil the tyranny and ruthlessness required to uphold absolute power, Glory is the tale of an uprising and a country's implosion. And at the centre of it all, a young goat named Destiny, returning home to bear witness to a revolution.Urgent, wild, dazzling with life and an irrepressible wit, Glory is a razor-sharp satire that unpicks power and shows how history can be halted in a moment.'Glory is a masterpiece for our times. Gripping and exhilarating' Observer** SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2023****SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2023 VISIONARY ARTS AWARDS**
      CONTRIBUTORS: NoViolet Bulawayo EAN: 9781784744304 COUNTRY: United Kingdom PAGES: WEIGHT: 502 g HEIGHT: 234 cm
      PUBLISHED BY: Vintage Publishing DATE PUBLISHED: CITY: GENRE: FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Political, FICTION / Cultural Heritage, FICTION / Animals WIDTH: 153 cm SPINE:

      Book Themes:

      Africa, Modern and contemporary fiction: general and literary, Humorous fiction, Narrative theme: Politics, Narrative theme: Social issues

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      NOVIOLET BULAWAYO grew up in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. When she was eighteen, she moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her first novel, We Need New Names, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, and won a Betty Trask Award, Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, the Etisalat Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction. She has also won the Caine Prize for African Writing and a National Book Award's '5 Under 35'. NoViolet earned her MFA at Cornell University, and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where she taught fiction. She currently writes full-time, from wherever she finds herself.

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