The Long Song

 by Andrea Levy 
2011 / 320 pages  – 8 – 

Her life story as written out by an old woman with the help of her son, The Long Song stretches from the days of slavery in Jamaica to 1898, the day the old woman’s book was published in 1898.  Her name is July and her skin is dark, her mouth sassy and her troubles and heartaches many as she works in the big house for the plantation owner’s wife who calls her Marguerite.   It is truly her voice which carries the book.  MORE

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