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Dorothy Jones comes perilously close in some ways to Blanche Dubois without the guts, but her surroundings are perfectly rendered, and Solomon is drawn with Phillips’s accustomed precision and depth, and, with the calm, cool understanding of the reality of racial foolishness, it’s enough to tip t...| Read Full Review of A distant shore.
It is this loneliness that seems to be the most brutal aspect of the England that Phillips is trying to convey to us, a loneliness that was the first thing that Solomon noticed as he saw England from the window of a police van: "It is strange, but nobody is looking at anybody else, and it would a...Mar 15 2003 | Read Full Review of A distant shore.
In Caryl Phillips' powerful seventh novel, A Distant Shore, the West Indian-born, British-bred author presents a Greek tragedy set in modern England.Oct 24 2003 | Read Full Review of A distant shore.
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