A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid

By Jamaica Kincaid

An excellent examine colonialism and its results in Antigua—by the writer of Annie John

"If you visit Antigua as a vacationer, this can be what you will discover. in case you come through aeroplane, you'll land on the V. C. chicken foreign Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) fowl is the major Minister of Antigua. you will be this kind of vacationer who could ask yourself why a main Minister would wish an airport named after him—why no longer a college, why no longer a clinic, why now not a few nice public monument. you're a vacationer and you have got no longer but noticeable . . ."

So starts Jamaica Kincaid's expansive essay, which exhibits us what we haven't but obvious of the ten-by-twelve-mile island within the British West Indies the place she grew up.

Lyrical, sardonic, and forthright via turns, in a Swiftian mode, A Small position can't support yet enlarge our imaginative and prescient of 1 small position and all that it signifies.

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