Alentejo Blue by Monica Ali
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Alentejo Blue Summary
Set in a small Portuguese village, Alentejo Blue is a story of displacement and modernization told through the lives of the locals and of people who are just passing through. The residents of Mamarrosa, whose ancestors occupy the graveyards, are restless and struggle to make a living. They watch as tourists and expats move in.
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"The characters' lives generate little tension, much like the pinball machine in Vasco's cafe that Stanton plays badly." - Publishers Weekly
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Monica Ali Author Biography
Monica Ali is the daughter of English and Bangladeshi parents. She was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh and came to England aged three years old. Her first home was in Bolton in Greater Manchester, she later studied at Oxford University.
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