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Title:Small Island
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ISBN:0312424671
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Number of Pages:441
Category:Fiction, Historical fiction, Historical, British literature

Small Island by Andrea Levy

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Small Island Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in with her life in her suitcase her heart broken her resolve intact Her husband Gilbert Joseph returns from the war expecting to be received as a hero but finds his status as a black man in Britain to be second class His white landlady Queenie raised as a farmer s daughter befriends Gilbert and later Hortense with innocence and courage until the unexpected arrival of her husband Bernard who returns from combat with issues of his own to resolve .

Told in these four voices i Small Island i is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit of crossings taken and passages lost of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers in short an encapsulation of the immigrant s life

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Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in with her life in her suitcase her heart broken her resolve intact Her husband Gilbert Joseph returns from the war expecting to be received as a hero but finds his status as a black man in Britain to be second class His white landlady Queenie raised as a farmer s daughter befriends Gilbert and later Hortense with innocence and courage until the unexpected arrival of her husband Bernard who returns from combat with issues of his own to resolve br br Told in these four voices i Small Island i is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit of crossings taken and passages lost of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers in short an encapsulation of the immigrant s life br, No description available, The remarkable emotional debut novel both funny and moving which was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction from the critically aclaimed Andrea Levy author of the Orange Prize winning SMALL ISLAND and the Man Booker shortlisted THE LONG SONG br br Better opportunity that s why Angela s dad sailed to England from America in on the Empire Windrush Six months later her mum joined him in his one room in Earl s Court br br Twenty years and four children later Mr Jacob has become seriously ill and starts to move unsteadily through the care of the National Health Service As Angela his youngest tries to help her mother through this ordeal she finds herself reliving her childhood years spent on a council estate in Highbury, No description available