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  • Author: Andrea Levy
  • Catalogue No: 6824
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: W F Howes


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? Whitbread Book of the Year Winner. Orange/Baileys Prize.