Half a life: a novel
The story of Willy Chandran, who moves from India to the immigrant community of post-war London, seeking something that will set him apart. Then his wife leads him to her home, a province of Portuguese Africa, a country whose inhabitants are all living out the last days of colonialism.
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Young Willie Chandran asks his father to explain why he has been given the middle name of Somerset, as Willie is being teased about it at school . The father tells the boy of the tiny acts of ... Read full review
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Sometimes I find it so hard to see past the characters to the analogy. I don't like Willie. I don't like his father. Story of Ana, please, or story of June or of Willie's mother or of Sarojini ... Read full review