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Owen Sheers and Andrea Levy

A Common Wealth of Stories

Hay Festival 2004, 
Owen Sheers' The Dust Daries is a daring cutting of biography and fiction about the poet's search for his ancestor Aurther Shearly Cripps, a legendary missionary in nineteenth-century Rhodesia. Andrea Levy's Small Island explores the Windrush-generation's experience of Caribbean immigration into post-war Britain.