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Oct 14, Angalie rated it did not like it. Although Mama King is uneducated in a Western sense, she has knowledge, alternative knowledge and has youse up many children and survived an abusive husband.
Although she comes across as unsympathetic and uncaring, the reader does come to understand her over the course of the novel. No wonder it is a Literature text for some Caribbean students. For some reason although it’s quite short I I was shocked at how difficult it was to find a book with a female protagonist over 60 for my Read Harder challenge! To ask other readers questions about Frangipani Houseplease sign up.
I think it was Kind of slow. Sep 09, Kemraj Inderjeet rated it it was amazing. Naya Blue it is not boring once you read the book and graps the true meaning of itthe books actually tells you alot. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Jan 27, Shaq added it. I had to interlibrary loan this, as it was out of print. Books by Beryl Gilroy. I like the concept of the flow of the story of Mama King emotionally abandonment at a berhl home run by a bitchy Matron. Many people die, not because of age or lack of life, but simply because they are thrust in I don’t know where to begin.
Jan 08, Tony Daly added it. She recalls the importance of the gift her grandfather gave her of a dictionary after suffering the houwe of laughter over some childish misuse of a word. I’d say you need more life experience to really get what it’s about. To me I find it really enjoyable and funny. I seem to have several from my undergrad days that I don’t remember having read, so I’m blowing through them before brryl rid of them.
CSEC Literature-Notes on Frangipani House by Beryl Gilroy
It was as if he was being introduced to a whole different person. Newson for World Literature Today. Hardcoverpages.
Too many children drop their parents of somewhere so that they become ‘someone else’s problem’, justifying their action to themselves.
Frangipani House by Beryl Gilroy
I was shocked at how difficult it was to find a book with a female protagonist over 60 for my Read Harder challenge! In Praise of Love and Children. Aug 01, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: The concept of house and home is very important in Caribbean literature, often representing cultural identity. Jun 10, Angel Hanna rated it liked it. Many people die, not because of age or lack of life, but simply because they are thrust into a corner to be forgotten and learn that the ones they once lived for just don’t want them.
Registered company number In she returned to teaching and eventually became probably the first Black headteacher in the UK.
The real heart of the novel is the wonderful character of Mama King, who tells us her story. Jun 12, Noirfifre rated it liked it Shelves: Huse one was really difficult to follow – partly from the deliberately disjointed strings, and partly from the foreign vernacular idiomatic islander speak. Frangopani was not until that her first novel, the award-winning Frangipani House was published Heinemann.
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