Review: Small Island

Editorial Review - - Roz Shea

Andrea Levy's Whitbread and Orange Prizewinning novel has emigrated from England to American shores with welldeserved ballyhoo. Levy has intricately woven the lives of four small islanders two from Jamaica, two from England into a tapestry of time and place so intimate and full of color that it lingers in the reader's memory long after closing the cover. Gilbert Joseph, a patriotic, mixed race ... Read full review

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I absolutely adored this book. It is so far the best I've read of it's class. It was so well-told, the characters so richly observed, I could really imagine what it would've been like to live in that time.

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