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 - Alice - Goodreads
Flowery, poetic language. Local dialect, with characters repeating themselves over and over again - conversations about the same thing going on for pages and pages. I can see how some would like this ... Read full review
Review: In the Castle of My SkinUser Review - Zinaj - Goodreads
images of Barbadian schooling and the impact of that schooling on the island's children Read full review