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Sugar money : a novel

Author: Jane Harris
Publisher: London Faber & Faber, 2017. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martinique, 1765, and brothers Emile and Lucien are charged by their French master, Father Cleophas, with a mission. They must return to Grenada, the island they once called home, and smuggle back the 42 slaves claimed by English invaders at the hospital plantation in Fort Royal. While Lucien, barely in his teens, sees the trip as a great adventure, the older and worldlier Emile has no illusions about the dangers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Harris
ISBN: 9780571336920 0571336922
OCLC Number: 1005919715
Description: 491 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Jane Harris.

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The stunning return from the Orange Prize shortlisted author of The Observations and Gillespie and I'A vivid, perfectly paced tale of slavery and freedom, innocence and experience, love and despair,  Read more...

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