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Summary ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Caryl Phillips When Bertram Francis returns to his native St Kitts after a twenty year sojourn in England the mangy flamboyant island that greets him is astonishi. A State of Independence follows the return of Bertram Francis to St Kitts an island about to celebrate its independence from the UK after 19 years in England Bertram struggles to make St Kitts his home again as he is now seen as a British outcast by the islanders yet a mere local by the English colonizers Bertram's story excellently parallels St Kitts itself like the island Bertram is isolated and untethered to any one country as he is continually looking outside of him for a home to return to

Summary A State of Independence

Summary ´ A State of Independence 102 ☆ ☂ [PDF / Epub] ☁ A State of Independence By Caryl Phillips ✐ – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk When Bertram Francis returns to his native St Kitts after a twenty year sojourn in England the mangy flamboyant island that greets him is astonishingly unchanged Yet time and the bitternes of hi Ngly unchanged Yet time and the bitternes of his island bound family and friends have made him a stranger among familiar faces and landsmarks A Sta. This book was very enlightening to say the least There is a constant uestion of identity and also national belonging in which our main character Bertram Francis experiences throughout this novel It is an eye opener and shows the fluidity of wherewhathow we consider ourselves in terms of our national identity This man leaves his home and returns 20 years later only to realise that all has changed and that he can no longer consider it his 'home' but neither can he consider England his home He is stuck between nationalities and cultural independence We watch this character as he becomes aware of the reality of his situation after having left England and witness as he confronts the influences of change I would recommend this book It is an easy read and it is uite a short novel only consisting of 158 pages I read it in an afternoon

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A State of IndependenceTe of Independence recounts the first three days of Bertram's inauspicious homecoming which coincides with the island's liberation from British rul.