User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <
In the Castle of My Skin - 9780241296066

Product Details

  • Product code: BCJES
  • ISBN: 9780241296066
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 12.9cm x 19.7cm
  • Pages: 368
  • Publish date: 25/05/2017

In the Castle of My Skin (Paperback)

In the Castle of My Skin - 9780241296066

Mr George Lamming


  • Our price £9.89
  • RRP £9.99
Notify me
Add to wish list
'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 to crumble, revealing the bruising secret at its heart, he is spurred ever closer to a life-changing decision. Lyrical and unsettling, George Lamming's autobiographical coming-of-age novel is a story of tragic innocence amid the collapse of colonial rule. 'Rich and riotous' The Times 'Its poetic imaginative writing has never been surpassed' Tribune

Share In the Castle of My Skin on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: BCJES
  • ISBN: 9780241296066
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 12.9cm x 19.7cm
  • Pages: 368
  • Publish date: 25/05/2017

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £9.89
  • RRP £9.99
Notify me

We hope to have this item available again soon.


Add to Wishlist