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Small island

Author: Andrea Levy
Publisher: London : Review, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1948 in an England that is still shaken by war. At 21 Nevern Street, London, Queenie Bligh takes into her house lodgers who have recently arrived from Jamaica. She feels she has no choice. Her husband, Bernard, whom she married to escape her dreary upbringing on a farm in the Midlands, was posted to India with the RAF during the war, but when the conflict was over he did not return. What else could she do?"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Levy
ISBN: 075530750X 9780755307500 0755331265 9780755331260
OCLC Number: 57541826
Awards: Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2004.
Description: 533 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: An interview with Andrea Levy --
Windrush : the irresistible rise of multi-racial Britain / by Mike Phillips and Trevor Phillips --
Reading-group discussion questions for Small Island --
The polite way that English people have [short story] / by Andrea Levy.
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'A brilliantly deft and humane account of two ordinary couples in post-war London' Evening Standard, 3 February 2004 Evening Standard Every scene is rich in implication, entrancing and disturbing at Read more...

 
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