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Andrea reading from 'The Long Song', Grazia Book Club event

Her 2004 novel Small Island won almost every major book award and made Andrea Levy a household name. The story of two Jamaican immigrants settling in Britain, inspired by her own parents experience, became one of the modern must-read books. At the Grazia Book Club, Andrea Levy talked about writing The Long Song, a tale of a young slave girl on the Jamaican plantations, for which she had to explore the often-hard-to-confront issue of slavery and racism…