African me & Satellite TV by Jo Robinson
A wonderful surprise. Thank you so much for your kind review Clive, and many, many pardons for those typos! It’s been re-edited now, so hopefully all those gremlins are gone.
At first I thought this was going to be a light-hearted humorous read as the early chapters indicated, but then it began to turn to more serious issues. This was all done through the eyes of Suzette; her boring life, her boring (to her) husband and her inability to accept what was going on around her – i.e. Racism.
The realisation that she could step out of her cloistered existence and embrace the world she inhabits, and could actually do something to right its wrongs, is the spine that underpins this novel.
I bought this sometime ago and have only just got around to reading it, and like others who reviewed earlier there were some typo issues with my copy. However, it doesn’t alter the fact that this is still a very good book.
The characters are well rounded and the plot well written. I found myself detesting the villains…
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2 thoughts on “African me & Satellite TV by Jo Robinson”
September 30, 2014 at 8:06 pm
I’m really happy about your review, Jo. This is one of my favourites… I don’t have many, mind. 😉
October 4, 2014 at 2:25 am
Congrats on this review, Jo. How exciting to know your book is getting noticed! Wishing you a satisfying Saturday. Hugs!