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Andrea Levy (1956–2019)

Author of Small Island

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Andrea Levy was born in London, England in 1956 to Jamaican parents of mixed descent. She studied textile design and became a costume assistant. She took a creative-writing class and started writing in her 30s. Her first novel, Every Light in the House Burnin', was published in 1994. Her novels chronicled the experience of Jamaican immigrants in Britain. Her other works included Fruit of the Lemon, Six Stories and an Essay, and The Long Song. Small Island won the Orange Prize for fiction and the Whitbread Award for the book of the year. She died from cancer on February 14, 2019 at the age of 62. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Small Island… (more)
Small Island 3,942 copies, 139 reviews
The Long Song 1,298 copies, 74 reviews
Fruit of the Lemon 404 copies, 12 reviews
Every Light in the House Burnin' 162 copies, 7 reviews
Never Far from Nowhere 145 copies, 3 reviews
Six Stories and an Essay 36 copies, 1 review
Uriah's War 2 copies, 1 review

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