Fruit of the Lemon

Fruit of the Lemon

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A unique novel full of humour, wit and passion from Andrea Levy, critically acclaimed author of the Orange Prize winning SMALL ISLAND and the Man Booker shortlisted THE LONG SONG. Faith Jackson fixes herself up with a great job in TV and the perfect flatshare. But neither is that perfect - and nor are her relations with her overbearing, though always loving family. Furious and perplexed when her parents announce their intention to retire back home to Jamaica, Faith makes her own journey there, where she is immediately welcomed by her Aunt Coral, keeper of a rich cargo of family history. Through the weave of her aunt's storytelling a cast of characters unfolds stretching back to Cuba and Panama, Harlem and Scotland, a story that passes through London and sweeps through continents.Marion and her two sisters, Trina and Kirsty, had a bedroom each at the top of the house. All the bedrooms had been renovated into rooms you might see featured in a magazine. Sunken lighting, fitted wardrobes, sink units with vanity areasanbsp;...

Title:Fruit of the Lemon
Author:Andrea Levy
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2011-03-03


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