In the Castle of My Skin

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'They won't know you, the you that's hidden somewhere in the castle of your skin' Nine-year-old G. leads a life of quiet mischief crab catching, teasing preachers and playing among the pumpkin vines. His sleepy fishing village in 1930s Barbados is overseen by the English landlord who lives on the hill, just as their 'Little England' is watched over by the Mother Country. Yet gradually, G. finds himself awakening to the violence and injustice that lurk beneath the apparent order of things. As the world he knows begins ...

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Kabaka

Mar 30, 2009

Signs of the times

Great writing as usual from the masters of the time is amazing where we came from as a people. A must read for students to find there way.

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