Gilroy, Beryl
Boy-Sandwich
A novel between Jamaica and London
Translated from English by Heike Brandt
Lamuv, Göttingen, 1992
192 pages
ISBN 978-3-88977-318-0
ages 12 and up


Tyrone helps his grandparents move into an old people's home. There he learns how people with a dark skin are treated as second-class citizens. Thanks to the sale of a valuable picture, however, the grandparents can return to Jamaica. Tyrone accompanies them, but realizes that his place is in England.

 

Original: »Boy Sandwich« © 1992 by Heinemann/Harcourt, Oxford