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Monica Ali's splendid novel is about journeys both external and internal, where the marvelous and the terrifying spiral together. Still in her teenage years, Nazneen finds herself in an arranged marriage with a disappointed man who is twenty years older. Away from the mud and heat of her . Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Brick Lane. Front Cover. Monica Ali Monica Ali was born October 20, She is the author of Brick Lane, her debut novel, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in.

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Golden Earrings. Vampire Academy The Complete Series: Books Lyrebird Hill. Kitty Smuggler's Wife Series: Book 1. When Nazneen sees the ice skaters on television, she is immediately captivated.

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This image is recalled several times throughout the novel, at the end of the book Nazneen is at an ice-skating rink, about to skim the ice for the first time. What does the ice skating symbolize? Nazneen's friend, Razia, thinks marrying for love is romantic but when it comes to her own daughter she says, "Shefali will make a love marriage over my dead body. Discuss the advantages of both using examples from the book?

Fate is a significant theme in the novel. What role does Fate play in Nazneen's life? Discuss the ideological struggle between Fate and self-determination. In Chapter Three, Mrs.

Islam tells a story about female empowerment. She says, "If you think you are powerless, then you are.

Islam's choosen to live her life? Is she powerful?

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Describe Nazneen's process of self-empowerment? How does faith relate to female empowerment? Shahana wears jeans and has a certain independence that Nazneen cannot help but admire. In Chapter 6 Nazneen tries on a pair of Chanu's pants, and asks herself, "where's the harm? Do you think Nazneen lives vicariously through her outspoken daughter?

Why does Nazneen allow Shahana to kick her?

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As a Muslim woman, relatively confined to her household quarters, Nazneen has limited contact with men. What is the nature of her relationship with her husband Chanu?

With Karim? Considering Nazneen and Karim's faith, how do you account for their relationship?

How do you explain their attraction to each other? What compels them to continue their dangerous liaisons?

Why do you think Nazneen decides to end it? Discuss the culture clash between the Bangladeshi's and the English, Muslims and Christians, men and women and between the generations.Last Sacrifice Vampire Academy Series: Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you'll love. Monica Ali. A brilliant evocation of sensuality which might occur anywhere'" ISBN: About The Book. Are you sure you would like to remove these items from your wishlist?

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