A performance outside the George Washington House in Barbados. Cherie Jones took the Washington House tour before she wrote the novel. The encounter acted as a catalyst. (Cherie Jones)
Written by Cherie Jones and published by Jonathan Ball, How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House is an intimate and visceral portrayal of interconnected lives, across race and class. Taking place in a rapidly changing resort town, the story is old by an astonishing new author of literary fiction.
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