Author Archives: Peter Raynard

Discussing Brick Lane

As Brian has said, we had a lively discussion on Friday; always the sign of a good book. I wanted to leave the discussion with some quotes from the book, which really highlight the contradictions and dilemmas facing the characters … Continue reading

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Fate and Free Will in Brick Lane

Imagine your fate has been decided for you from day one. A teenage Nazneen comes to London from Bangladesh as part of an arranged marriage. Her husband Chanu, who is twice her age as well as twice her weight, is … Continue reading

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