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1472211065
Paperback:Small island:2014:10th anniversary edition Small island
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Author: Levy
Publication year: 2014
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Tinder Press
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Talking book - CD:Small island:2006
Large print:Small island:2004:Large print ed
Paperback:Small island:2004
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Returning to England after the war Gilbert Joseph is treated very differently now that he is no longer in an RAF uniform. Joined by his wife Hortense, he rekindles a friendship with Queenie who takes in Jamaican lodgers. Can their dreams of a better life in England overcome the prejudice they face?

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This book is such a compelling and heartbreaking look at fallout of war and the racial hatred inflicted upon the Windrush generation. Levy's characters are so beautifully drawn and their interactions so genuine, I was wholly absorbed in this fantastic novel. It's one of those books I think everyone should read.
06/06/20
Carly Robinson
Bedford
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0747261148
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Paperback:Fruit of the lemon:2000
Author: Levy, Andrea
Year 2000
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074724653X
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Paperback:Every light in the house burnin':1995
Author: Levy, Andrea
Year 1995
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0755359429
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Paperback:The long song:2011
Author: Levy, Andrea
Year 2011
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Reading Group review. This is a triumph of a novel. It generated a fine discussion.
16/05/18
Reading Group Shropshire
Shropshire
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Paperback:Six stories & an essay:2015
Author: Levy, Andrea
Year 2015
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1843954931
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Large print:Small island:2004:Large print ed
Author: Levy, Andrea
Year 2004
Media class: Large print
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