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By Monique Roffey

A fantastically written, unforgettable novel of a bothered marriage, set opposed to the plush panorama and political turmoil of Trinidad

Monique Roffey's Orange Prize-shortlisted novel is a gripping portrait of postcolonialism that stands between nice works by means of Caribbean writers like Jamaica Kincaid and Andrea Levy.

When George and Sabine Harwood arrive in Trinidad from England, George is straight away seduced by means of the beguiling island, whereas Sabine feels remoted, heat-fatigued, and ill-at-ease. As they adapt to new conditions, their marriage endures for larger or worse, regardless of starting to be political unrest and racial tensions that have an effect on their day-by-day lives. but if George reveals a cache of letters that Sabine has hidden from him, the invention units off a devastating sequence of outcomes as different secrets and techniques start to emerge.

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