[Download] ➽ Crossing the River By Caryl Phillips – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk From the acclaimed author of Cambridge comes an ambitious formally inventive and intensely moving evocation of the scattered offspring of Africa It begins in a year of failing crops and desperate fool From the acclaimed author of Cambridge comes an ambitious formally inventive and intensely moving evocation of the scattered Crossing the Kindle - offspring of Africa It begins in a year of failing crops and desperate foolishness which forces a father to sell his three children into slavery Employing a brilliant range of voices and narrative techniues Caryl Phillips folows these exiles across the river that separates continents and centuriesPhillips's characters include a freed slave who journeys to Liberia as a missionary in the s; a pioneer woman seeking refuge from the white man's justice on the Colorado frontier; and an African American GI who falls in love with a white Englishwoman during World War II Together these voices make up a many tongued chorus of common memory—and one of the most stunning works of fiction ever to address the lives of black people severed from their homeland.
- 237 pages
- Crossing the River
- Caryl Phillips
- 20 October 2016 Caryl Phillips