A Small Place
Publish date: July 1st 1989
Pages no: 81
Edition language: English
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I've heard of Jamaica Kincaid for years, but I've never read her work until now. Of the titles she's written, A Small Place is not one I recall ever having been mentioned. It's a short book. It's non-fiction. It's brutally honest. And for these reasons, I think it's often skipped over. Regardless of...
If I hadn't had to analyze this for my communications class, I would've spent my life without ever touching this. It would've been for the better, let me tell you.This woman is so bitter. Yeah, it's understandable, but she basically bashes her readers throughout the entire book - if you can really c...
Absolutely fascinating devastating. Jamaica Kincaid is one angry lady. This makes me never want to go vacationing to a tropical island. Ever. "The thing you have always suspected about yourself the minute you become a tourist is true: A tourist is an ugly human being. You are not an ugly person al...
Jamaica Kincaid is pissed. Also: Jamaica Kincaid can write. It's a potent combination, and in such a small book it packs an awful lot of power. The first chapter, especially, is really a stunning read. She pulls no punches, and she's talking to you. Assuming you are or ever have been a tourist, espe...
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