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A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

A ghetto nerd living with his Dominican family in New Jersey, Oscar's sweet but disastrously overweight. He dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and he keeps falling hopelessly in love. With dazzling energy and insight Díaz immerses us in the tumultuous lives of Oscar; his runaway sister Lola; their beautiful mother Belicia; and in the family's uproarious journey from the Dominican Republic to the US and back.

'The Best Novel of the 21st Century to Date' - BBC Culture.

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'Full of vitality, hipness and infectious wit ... Diaz's vibrant prose buzzes with energy, making the novel almost impossible to put down.'

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Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - the winner of the Pulitzer Prize 2008 - is an astounding debut novel from one of today's most original and electrifying literary voices.

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