The setting of this novel is in the idyllic and beautiful island of Barbados. It is a Coming of Age Tale which tells of one young woman’s endearing story; Louise, the main character, one of six siblings, each with a different father. She was very beautiful by Barbadian standard, as she was the product of a British Caucasian man whom she had never met and an African mother Naomi. During her early teen years and beyond, she was forced into an incestuous relationship. Many obstacles befall her that life seems hopeless! She is a very complicated Protagonist and as a result, a variety of themes encapsulate her life, which include poverty, abuse, sexuality,  family, love and loss. Is there a chance of happiness for her after all?

Growing Up In Barbados by Sereta Belgrave

The setting of this novel is in the idyllic and beautiful island of Barbados. It is a Coming of Age Tale which tells of one young woman’s endearing story; Louise, the main character, one of six siblings, each with a different father. She was very beautiful by Barbadian standard, as she was the product of a British Caucasian man whom she had never met and an African mother Naomi. During her early teen years and beyond, she was forced into an incestuous relationship. Many obstacles befall her that life seems hopeless! She is a very complicated Protagonist and as a result, a variety of themes encapsulate her life, which include poverty, abuse, sexuality,  family, love and loss. Is there a chance of happiness for her after all?

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