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The Resource Small island, Andrea Levy

Small island, Andrea Levy

Label
Small island
Title
Small island
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Levy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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?
Summary
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?.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2005.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South Asia and Europe: Best Book, 2005.
  • Orange Prize for Fiction, 2004.
  • Whitbread Book Award for Novel, 2004.
  • Whitbread Book of the Year Award, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
125631
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Andrea
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jamaicans
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Small island, Andrea Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053423552
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
533 pages
Isbn
9781472211064
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Small island, Andrea Levy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053423552
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
533 pages
Isbn
9781472211064
Isbn Type
(paperback)

Library Locations

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