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Prospero"s Daughters

by Sally Stewart

  • 341 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Severn House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Light Romantic Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Romance - Suspense,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General

  • Edition Notes

    Severn House Large Print

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7868193M
    ISBN 10072787540X
    ISBN 109780727875402
    OCLC/WorldCa70127931

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“The very title of Elizabeth Nunez’s gripping and richly imagined sixth novel, Prospero’s Daughter, distances her work from both the original Tempest (in which the daughter, Miranda, is perhaps the least developed of all Shakespearean heroines) and from the many postcolonial reactions to the play Nunez, who is a master at pacing and plotting, explores the motivations behind Caliban.

Prospero's Daughter is an updated telling of Shakespeare's classic, set in Trinidad when it was a colony of the British. The book spells out the connections between this one and Shakespeare's, but it helps to know the Bard's tale to get the full effect of what this book is saying/5.

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Prospero’s Daughter is a beautifully written and tender love story with an underlying message about the need for acceptance and unconditional love which is both powerful and sensitively delivered.

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Prospero's Daughter is a captivating recreation of Shakespeare's The Tempest set on a verdant Caribbean island during the height of tensions between the native population and British colonists.

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Angela Carter's last book, Wise Children, was written and published whilst she was dying from cancer, in Transcending her physical deterioration in admirable fashion, Carter made this a most life-affirming novel, in support of the vitality of 'otherness.'.

Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since Current Issue Special Issues All Issues Manage Subscription Subscribe Writers' Center.Prospero's cloak and books are the source of his power.

He deliberately takes off his cloak at two points in the play: once when he tells Miranda of their history, and again at the end of the play when he gives up his magic. Gonzalo knows how much Prospero loves his books, and he arranges for them to be placed on the ship that removes Prospero and Miranda from Milan.

A spellbinding new novel from acclaimed author Elizabeth Nunez, Prospero’s Daughter is a brilliantly conceived retelling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest set on a lush Caribbean island during the height of tensions between the native population and British colonists.

Addressing questions of race, class, and power, it is first and foremost the story of a boy and a girl who come of age and /5(2).