15 comments on “Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo | Book Review

  1. It’s great when prize winners / nominees can live up to the hype – that isn’t always the case. Whilst I enjoy diversity, ideally it should be a natural, integrated part of the story, not the other way around. Getting the sense of box ticking is not ideal.

  2. Excellent review, and you’ve captured my thoughts on this one exactly! I’m so glad you also enjoyed this one. 🙂

  3. Great review! I haven’t read this yet but I’m glad it seems to live up to the hype. You’re right that it can sometimes be hard to tell if a book is “too woke” or if we’re just really not used to seeing so many minority characters in one place!

    • Thank you! Yes, it’s a shame minority groups are so underrepresented that we end up second guessing ourselves in instances like this. Either way, I very much admire the novel, and hope you enjoy it when you get to it.

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