Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

The novel centers around the coming-of-age story of the protagonist, Annie John, in Antigua. Throughout her childhood and adolescence, she grapples with her complex relationship with her mother, her self-identity, and the colonial influence of the British on her island home. As she matures, her once close bond with her mother becomes strained, and she struggles with feelings of separation and independence. The narrative explores themes of colonialism, gender, and the complexities of mother-daughter relationships.

The 899th greatest book of all time


Published
1985
Nationality
Antiguan
Type
Fiction
Pages
148
Words
30,000
Original Language
English

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