Small island / Andrea Levy.
Publication year: 2004
Publisher: London : Headline, 2004.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780755307500 (pbk.) :
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?
533 p. ; 20 cm.
Chippenham Ladies Book Group, October 2011 An often humorous read with some unusual and interesting perspectives on World War ll. Definitely a book of two halves, the first half is a little slow and the focus of the book is unclear. The style is not chronological which can make it difficult at time