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Caribbean novelist Jamaica Kincaid recently told The New York Times’ Felicia Lee that she was used to being misunderstood, deemed as “too angry”, her prose filled with “sentences too long”. One reviewer, she noted, accused her of “not dealing with race and class.” Her response:
“I think in my next novel I should say, ‘They’re black and they’ve been beaten.’ Something like that.”
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Kincaid’s novel “See Now Then”, her first in ten years, came out on Tuesday.