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Small Island
Small Island
Author: Andrea Levy
ISBN-13: 9780755355952
ISBN-10: 0755355954
Pages: 544
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Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
novel set mostly in World War II Britain, focusing on 4 characters--two born in England, two born in Jamaica but thinking of Britain as the "Mother Country;" portrays believable clash of cultures with well-rounded characters, flawed but likable; very funny in spots
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Excellent novel. If you liked Zadie Smith's White Teeth, you'll love this book.
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A story of Jamaican immigrants in post WWII London, this book looks at the unmet expectations of returning soldiers as well as the tarnished realities of a promised land. The author was born in England of Jamaican parents and writes with honesty and a "hole in the bucket" humor.
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Good WWII story and the problems of Jamaicans trying to make it in post WWII Britian
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An interesting look at post war London from the eyes of Jamaican immigrants. A really good book.
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