Books set in Dominica (3)


Quartet by Jean Rhys EN

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In Jean Rhys's stunning debut novel, a young woman finds herself alone and penniless in Paris when her husband is arrested. She is taken in by a kind English couple--and finds herself drawn inexorably into a world both fascinating and strange. Love and obsession intertwine in this captivating and sinister tale.


The Autobiography of My Mother by Jamaica Kincaid EN

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After growing up without a mother, Xuela Claudette Richardson again finds herself imagining what the woman might have been like and how her own life might have turned out different had her mother not died.


Unburnable : A Novel by Marie-Elena John EN

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Set partly in contemporary Washington, D.C., and post-World War II Dominica, this debut novel deftly intertwines the cultures of blacks in the United States and the West Indies as an extraordinary multigenerational family saga unfolds.