Off The Shelf – From the Lost Blogs Library – Small Island by Andrea Levy


Now the nights are drawing in – forget the TV – unless you are tuning into BBC iplayer for a River catch up – curl up in front of the fire and read a stonking good book and this one fits the bill.

Andrea Levy

Angela Levy

Small Island

The Guardian reviewed Small Island and predicted that this would be Andrea’s big book and they were right as it won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004 and the Whitbread Book of the Year.  Get involved in the lives of Gilbert, Hortense and Queenie.

Every scene is rich in implication, entrancing and disturbing at the same time; the literary equivalent of a switch-back ride

SUNDAY TIMES

Get reading!

Small Island

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