In the Castle of My Skin
George Lamming's "In the Castle of My Skin" skilfully depicts the Barbadian psyche. Set against the backdrop of the 1930s riots which helped to pave the way for Independence and the modern Barbados, through the eyes of a young boy, Lamming portrays the social, racial, political and urban struggles with which Barbados continues to grapple even with some thirty-three years of Political Independence from Britain.
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Review: In the Castle of My SkinUser Review - Suhasini Srihari - Goodreads
"In the Castle of my Skin" was a real slow read. I had to literally drag myself through the pages. However, Lamming writes of the subtle issues of how colonization paved its way into the orient ... Read full review
Review: In the Castle of My SkinUser Review - Nicholas Knight - Goodreads
The Book in my opinion is an excellent piece of work in that it paints an ideal picture of the impact in which colonialism had on the minds of Barbadians. Lamming's use of use of literary devices such as symbolism were cleverly used. well done. Read full review
IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN