Small Island, Andrea Levy's previous book, was an enormous success sweeping awards and touching many people's hearts across the world. I've been meaning to read it ever since I listened to the World Book Club conversation about that book. Here is a taste of Small Island.
An extract of The Long Song from Levy's website.
Levy's interview from The Man Booker website. Andrea Levy is a first timer on the Man Booker short and long lists and she acknowledges that she 'absolutely thrilled' - 'what author wouldn't be?'