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In the Castle of My Skin


'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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In the Castle of My Skin
2017, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241296066

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In the Castle of My Skin
1992, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472064687

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In the Castle of My Skin
1979, Longman International Education DIV, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780582642676

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