In Retrospect: Rayyan Al-Shawaf on Andrea Levy’s “Small Island”

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-27-2009


The National Book Critics Circle “In Retrospect” series, in which contemporary critics and writers reevaluate NBCC award winners from the past, continues today with NBCC member Rayyan Al-Shawaf’s critical essay on Andrea Levy’ s “Small Island,” an NBCC fiction award finalist in 2005 and winner of the Orange Prize. More here.

Plus: Mike Phillips review in The Guardian

“Small Island” reviewed in Salon

Helen Benedict’s thoughts on Critical Mass

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