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'One of the must-reads of the year' - Sunday Times

Tender and compelling from the word go, Maame is one of the year's most anticipated books . . . Very funny and utterly readable, this is one for your reading lists' - Stylist

Jessica George's Maame has a warmer, frothier take on family matters. The book follows 20-something British Ghanaian Maddie, who has spent years as a carer for her father and the breadwinner for her family, as she breaks free of doing what's expected of her - Vogue

A poignant and heart-warming coming of age story - Red Magazine

A must-read for 2023 - Belfast Telegraph

This sparkling and poignant coming-of-age novel is going to be huge - Fabulous, Sun on Sunday

A funny coming-of-age novel. When Maddie Wright is presented with the opportunity to leave her traditional Ghanaian home to become the type of woman she has always dreamt of being, she leaps into her new life. However, tragedy then strikes, leaving Maddie forced to consider what she's sacrificing - Huffington Post UK

Maame will have you laughing, crying, and rooting for the protagonist the whole way - Pop Sugar

George's novel is a deeply moving one, packed with heart and sparkling prose - Harper's Bazaar

Moving, funny, poignant and completely unforgettable, you'll love this beautiful coming of age tale about a young woman on a journey to discover the real her' - My Weekly

George has fashioned an appealing hero here: You can't help but root for Maddie's emancipation. Funny, awkward, and sometimes painful, her blossoming is a real delight to witness. A fresh, often funny, always poignant take on the coming-of-age novel -- Kirkus starred review

George illustrates the complexities of navigating two cultures and rising from the pressure of other people's expectations beautifully. This is a clever and deeply moving debut - Booklist

A pitch-perfect debut...The work's ample magnetism resides in the savvy portrayal of Maddie as a complicated, sharp, and vulnerable person who is trying to figure out adulthood. Readers will revel in this. - Publishers Weekly

An exciting and emotionally charged debut...Every word is a gem. You will fall in love with Maddie's character as she sets out to find her way in the world via nightmare bosses, passive-aggressive flatmates, questionable men and online dating. A really heart-warming tale of redemption and self-discovery - The i paper

It's impossible not to champion Maddie from the start of this fantastic debut... A truly remarkable debut. Powerful, poignant and downright heart-breaking in parts - My Weekly

Jessica George's first novel is a compassionate portrait of a young woman caught between cultures, and a moving look at how grief can undo you. Maddie is a charming mix of innocence and world-weariness; you end up rooting for her to find her place in the world - Times

An accomplished debut from a talented writer - Prima

Warm and heartfelt, this tender coming-of-age novel will have you rooting for her through it all. - Marie Claire

This coming-of-age story
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  • ISBN: 9781529395617
  • Author: Jessica George
  • Publisher: Hodder
  • Pages: 400
  • Format: Paperback
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Review

'One of the must-reads of the year' - Sunday Times

Tender and compelling from the word go, Maame is one of the year's most anticipated books . . . Very funny and utterly readable, this is one for your reading lists' - Stylist

Jessica George's Maame has a warmer, frothier take on family matters. The book follows 20-something British Ghanaian Maddie, who has spent years as a carer for her father and the breadwinner for her family, as she breaks free of doing what's expected of her - Vogue

A poignant and heart-warming coming of age story - Red Magazine

A must-read for 2023 - Belfast Telegraph

This sparkling and poignant coming-of-age novel is going to be huge - Fabulous, Sun on Sunday

A funny coming-of-age novel. When Maddie Wright is presented with the opportunity to leave her traditional Ghanaian home to become the type of woman she has always dreamt of being, she leaps into her new life. However, tragedy then strikes, leaving Maddie forced to consider what she's sacrificing - Huffington Post UK

Maame will have you laughing, crying, and rooting for the protagonist the whole way - Pop Sugar

George's novel is a deeply moving one, packed with heart and sparkling prose - Harper's Bazaar

Moving, funny, poignant and completely unforgettable, you'll love this beautiful coming of age tale about a young woman on a journey to discover the real her' - My Weekly

George has fashioned an appealing hero here: You can't help but root for Maddie's emancipation. Funny, awkward, and sometimes painful, her blossoming is a real delight to witness. A fresh, often funny, always poignant take on the coming-of-age novel -- Kirkus starred review

George illustrates the complexities of navigating two cultures and rising from the pressure of other people's expectations beautifully. This is a clever and deeply moving debut - Booklist

A pitch-perfect debut...The work's ample magnetism resides in the savvy portrayal of Maddie as a complicated, sharp, and vulnerable person who is trying to figure out adulthood. Readers will revel in this. - Publishers Weekly

An exciting and emotionally charged debut...Every word is a gem. You will fall in love with Maddie's character as she sets out to find her way in the world via nightmare bosses, passive-aggressive flatmates, questionable men and online dating. A really heart-warming tale of redemption and self-discovery - The i paper

It's impossible not to champion Maddie from the start of this fantastic debut... A truly remarkable debut. Powerful, poignant and downright heart-breaking in parts - My Weekly

Jessica George's first novel is a compassionate portrait of a young woman caught between cultures, and a moving look at how grief can undo you. Maddie is a charming mix of innocence and world-weariness; you end up rooting for her to find her place in the world - Times

An accomplished debut from a talented writer - Prima

Warm and heartfelt, this tender coming-of-age novel will have you rooting for her through it all. - Marie Claire

This coming-of-age story

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