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EAN-139780755307500   EAN-13 barcode 9780755307500
Product NameSmall Island: A Novel
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:7.76 inches / Length:0 inches / Weight:1.07 pounds / Width:5.08 inches
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0312429525
SKUAPX7687325569604292
Price New5.30 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used1.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.03 inches    (convert)
Height0.32 inches    (convert)
Length5.56 inches    (convert)
Weight0.76 pounds    (convert)
AuthorAndrea Levy
Page Count448
BindingPaperback
Published03/30/2010
Long DescriptionWinner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, as well as many other awards, Andrea Levy's SMALL ISLAND is a delicately wrought and profoundly moving novel of empire, prejudice, war and love. It has now been adapted into a major BBC TV drama. It is 1948, and England is recovering from a war. But at 21 Nevern Street, London, the conflict has only just begun. Queenie Bligh's neighbours do not approve when she agrees to take in Jamaican lodgers, but Queenie doesn't know when her husband will return, or if he will come back at all. What else can she do? Gilbert Joseph was one of the several thousand Jamaican men who joined the RAF to fight against Hitler. Returning to England as a civilian he finds himself treated very differently. It's desperation that makes him remember a wartime friendship with Queenie and knock at her door. Gilbert's wife Hortense, too, had longed to leave Jamaica and start a better life in England. But when she joins him she is shocked to find London shabby, decrepit, and far from the golden city of her dreams. Even Gilbert is not the man she thought he was...
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