Angelina's ChildrenBook - 2005
A beautifully written novel set in a gypsy settlement in a suburban no-man's land. Angelina, the clan leader, dominates her sons and their wives. In a world without jobs, running water or electricity a family is always threatened with expulsion. Into this environment arrives Esther, a gadge, a librarian with a mission - to bring books to children who have none. The gypsies greet her with suspicion, but are eventually seduced by the weekly readings to the children. Esther then gets adopted...
Publisher: London : Bitter Lemon Press, c2005
Branch Call Number: FIC FER
Characteristics: 217 p. ; 20 cm