Marly: Or, a Planter's Life in Jamaica
Macmillan Caribbean, 2005 - Fiction - 364 pages
When the young Scotsman George Marly arrives in Jamaica in 1816, his only ambition is to recover his inheritance. But before long he falls in love with the daughter of Simon McFathom, the unscrupulous attorney who has deprived him of his ancestral estate. The novel offers us vivid details of the complexities of Jamaican society in the last years before Emancipation.
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