Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
Richly complex, Strange Music recreates the lives of three women - the poet Elizabeth Barrett in England, and in Jamaica on the Barrett estate, there is Kaydia, a maidservant and Sheba, an indentured labourer. All three women struggle to escape a tragic but ever-present past.
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July 2008 : UK Hardback
July 2009 : UK Paperback
October 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition