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In our mad and furious city / Guy Gunaratne.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck FIC GUNARATNE, GUY (Text to phone) 34027141431208 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library GUNARATNE Guy (Text to phone) 34013144092965 Adult Fiction Available -
Norfolk Library FIC GUN (Text to phone) 36058010262950 Adult Fiction Available -
Tolland Public Library F GUN (Text to phone) 34051144567602 Adult Fiction Available -

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Long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Short-listed for the 2018 Gordon Burn Prize. Short-listed for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize.
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Inspired by the real-life murder of a British army soldier by religious fanatics, Guy Gunaratne's In Our Mad and Furious City is a snapshot of the diverse, frenzied edges of modern-day London. While Selvon, Ardan, and Yusuf organize their lives around soccer, girls, and grime, Caroline and Nelson struggle to overcome pasts that haunt them. Each voice is uniquely insightful, impassioned, and unforgettable, and when stitched together, they trace a brutal and vibrant tapestry of today's London. In a forty-eight-hour surge of extremism and violence, these characters' lives are inexorably drawn together in the lead-up to an explosive, tragic climax.
Subject: Muslims > England > London > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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