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Unburnable

Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Haunted by scandal and secrets, Lillian Baptiste fled Dominica when she was 14, after discovering she was the daughter of Iris, the half-crazy woman whose life was told of in chanté mas songs sung during Carnival - songs about a village on a mountaintop littered with secrets, masquerades that supposedly fly and wreak havoc, and a man who suddenly and mysteriously dropped dead.

After 20 years away, Lillian returns to her native island to face the demons of her past - and with the help of Teddy, a man who has loved her for many years, she may yet find a way to heal.

Set in both contemporary Washington, DC, and post-World War II Dominica, Unburnable weaves together West Indian history, African culture, and American sensibilities. Richly textured and lushly rendered, Unburnable showcases a welcome and assured new voice.

©2008 Marie-Elena John (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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Great overall story. Marie- Elana John brought everything to life with her words. I would highly recommend to everyone!

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Best Novel I have ever Read

This is the most authentic Caribbean novel I have ever read! The novel is a historical, psychological, and cultural thriller! I recommend Unburnable without reservations! I have read it five times!