How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones (Book Review)

Lala lives in Barbados, just off the beach, not far from the super-wealthy houses of the tourists, making a living by braiding tourists’ hair. She gives birth to a child, and dreams of escaping this life, of escaping her criminal husband, of finding a better life. But tragic events persist in beating her down.

The title of this book lead me to believe that it was maybe going to be a but quirky, perhaps funny. I didn’t expected the heartbreak and tragedy. It’s a wonderful book, difficult but fabulous. It’s the debut book by Cherie Jones and I look forward to reading more from her. It is absolutely wonderful.

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