Review - Villette at the West Yorkshire Playhouse - *Review by Richard Wilcocks* Charlotte Brontë’s *Villette*, which was recognised by knowledgeable readers in nineteenth century Brussels as a close parallel...
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Caryl Phillips, British-Caribbean fiction writer
March 10, 2015, 8 PM
University at Albany Performing Arts Center
1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222
Caryl Phillips, acclaimed British Caribbean writer, is the author of The Lost Child (2015), a new novel that interweaves a retelling of the life of Heathcliff-- the brooding, dark-skinned orphan of Emily Brontë’s classic Victorian novWuthering Heights--with a modern-day English tale of racism and interracial romance. Kirkus Reviews called it, "Gorgeously crafted and emotionally shattering." A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Phillips twice received the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.