The Girl with the Louding Voice: 'A story of courage that will win over your heart' Stylist

Author:   Abi Dare
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN:  

9781529359244


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   04 February 2020
Format:   Paperback
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All you have are your words. AS RECOMMENDED BY MALALA YOUSAFZAI AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A STYLIST BEST BOOK OF 2020 'A stunning novel - original, beautiful and powerful' Rosamund Lupton Meet Adunni, a teenage girl born into a rural Nigerian village. Aged fourteen, she is a commodity, a wife, a servant. She is also smart, funny, curious, with a spirit and joy infectious to those around her. And despite her situation going from bad to worse, she has a plan to escape: she will find her 'louding voice' and get her education, so that she can speak up for herself - and all the girls who came before her. As she turns enemies into friends and superiors into aides, Adunni will take you with her on a heart-breaking but inspiring journey from a small village to the wealthy enclaves of Lagos, and show you that no matter the situation, there is always some joy to be found. 'A story of courage that will win over your heart' Stylist 'An unforgettable novel' Jeanine Cummins 'A sparkling debut . . . marks the appearance of a strong and stylish new talent' Harper's Bazaar 'A true original, this will open your eyes' Cosmopolitan The BBC Radio 2 Book Club featuring THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE is now available to listen to on BBC Sounds.

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Author:   Abi Dare
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint:   Sceptre
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 3.20cm , Length: 23.20cm
Weight:   0.394kg
ISBN:  

9781529359244


ISBN 10:   1529359244
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   04 February 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  Primary & secondary/elementary & high school ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Educational: Primary & Secondary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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A stunning novel - original, beautiful and powerful. I was utterly captivated by Adunni and her mesmerising louding voice. A bold new storyteller . . . Abi Dare's fearless debut is a celebration of girls who dare to dream and those who help them unfurl their wings so that they might soar Adunni's voice weaves and dances its way across the pages with a rhythm that captivated me, astonished me and, more than once, broke my heart


Adunni's voice weaves and dances its way across the pages with a rhythm that captivated me, astonished me and, more than once, broke my heart -- Tara Conklin, author of The House Girl A bold new storyteller . . . Abi Dare's fearless debut is a celebration of girls who dare to dream and those who help them unfurl their wings so that they might soar -- Imbolo Mbue, New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers A stunning novel - original, beautiful and powerful. I was utterly captivated by Adunni and her mesmerising louding voice. -- Rosamund Lupton, Sunday Times bestselling author of Sister and The Quality of Silence


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Abi Dare grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and has lived in the UK for over 18 years. She studied law at the University of Wolverhampton and has an M.Sc. in International Project Management from Glasgow Caledonian University. Keen to improve her writing, Abi completed an MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck University of London, achieving a Distinction. Her novel, The Girl with The Louding Voice won The Bath Novel Award in 2018 and was selected as a finalist in The Literary Consultancy Pen Factor competition in 2018. Abi lives in Essex with her husband and two children.

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