Letter R The April A to Z Blogging Challenge #AtoZChallenge

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A massive thank you to the fabulous author Luccia Gray for this spotlight for African Me & Satellite TV. I love every one of your words – thank you Luccia!

Rereading Jane Eyre

April Author Spotlight 2015

Letter ‘R’ is for Jo Robinson, author of African Me & Satellite TV

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Why do I recommend African Me & Satellite TV?

Where to begin telling you why I loved African Me & Satellite TV? Perhaps because it’s the only novel which has brought a tear to my eye, or perhaps because Jo has summarised the heart-wrenching story of Africa, or even more of Colonisation, in a beautiful and moving novel.

In the true Postcolonial style, like Lessing or Gordimer, Jo gives a voice to the minor character in her novel, because she knows that real history is not made up of the names of Kings and Queens, but of the names of anonymous, apparently secondary, previously unseen and unheard characters, like Christopher, a seemingly mentally retarded gardener, who acts as a catalyst for the moral awakening of Suzette, and her whole town.

I suffered as I read…

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One thought on “Letter R The April A to Z Blogging Challenge #AtoZChallenge

    davidprosser said:
    April 23, 2015 at 7:56 pm

    A fantastic well deserved review Jo. You must be so proud knowing your ability to move people as you do.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

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