The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (India)

Review no 162 Book 5 of my #20booksofsummer The God of Small Things is one of those books that everyone reading this will have heard of, but I don’t suppose everyone will have read. It won the Booker Prize in 1997 and rapidly became the biggest-selling work of Indian fiction by a non-expat writer. Arundhati …

Review no 46: Jamaica Kincaid, Lucy (Antigua and Barbuda)

AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN This was a very enjoyable, quick read. The novel (published in 1990) starts off as an engaging coming of age story about a girl from the West Indies arriving in North America as an au pair, although Lucy’s resentment and anger become increasingly evident as the book progresses. The book reads …