Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

A Novel

Book - 2016
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"At an opulent resort in Montego Bay, Margot hustles to send her younger sister, Thandi, to school. Taught as a girl to trade her sexuality for survival, Margot is ruthlessly determined to shield Thandi from the same fate. When plans for a new hotel threaten their village, Margot sees not only an opportunity for her own financial independence but also perhaps a chance to admit a shocking secret: her forbidden love for another woman. As they face the impending destruction of their community, each woman--fighting to balance the burdens she shoulders with the freedom she craves--must confront long-hidden scars."--
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781631491764
Characteristics: 249 p. ; 25 cm

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hvance2000
Oct 29, 2017

Fantastic story, though heartbreaking. I absolutely loved the characters.

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HPL06105
Jan 23, 2017

What a fun and juicy read set in the Caribbean.

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LauraSteinert
Sep 19, 2016

I can't rate this because I didn't finish it. I cannot read the patois, even though read out loud it sound just like the patois of the islands. Patois just feels too much like reading about "darkies" and "injuns" in 19th Century books and novels. While I applaud the effort at regionalism and reality, I cringe at every line. I hope you enjoy the book.

LPL_KateG Jun 02, 2016

What an emotional novel! This is one of the more anticipated debuts of summer 2016. Vivid descriptions, fascinating characters with so many hopes and fears ebbing and flowing. Don't be fooled by the sunny title, this one is full of hard-hitting truths.

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