Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid
Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to America to work as an au pair for a wealthy couple. She begins to notice cracks in their beautiful façade at the same time that the mysteries of own sexuality begin to unravel. Jamaica Kincaid has created a startling new heroine who is destined to win a place of honor in contemporary fiction.
The 1642nd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 95th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)