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6 A novelist can weave a satisfying pattern out of the events of world history impinging on individual lives and can contrive (as the reader willingly suspends disbelief) their neat concatenation in works such as O. Manning's Balkan Trilogy, J. G. Ballard's Empire of the Sun, or Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. 7 In the average real-world life, the intersections are likely to be more partial, less pointed, less symmetrical. Yet as I pursued this study I kept on being led to view those whom I was interviewing in terms of this intersection.
So it's no longer yours, is it? You've chosen to leave it— we've chosen to come. " An inquisition such as this I had never contemplated before. I knew my roots, my home place, no one could dispute them. But now I felt a novel unease about my authenticity as a belonger. Doubt had sidled in where before there was none. Similar doubts had been visited upon the Barbadian Londoners, though to a much more unsettling degree. " England, they had been taught, was home, and they partook of its reflected glory.
They surrounded me [on the front steps of a house]. Then white people opened the door, the woman called me in, they called the police 999, they're good people, they saved me, I could've been robbed, gang-raped. I was crying. They would've cut Frankie to pieces [she pauses, collects herself, then adds with a laugh] Oh, I was really cross with him! [for leaving her behind in his escape]. It was the worst experience I've 10 Transatlantic Homes ever had [pauses]. So, you see, the white woman helped me, there's good and bad: I give as I find.
A Passage to England: Barbadian Londoners Speak of Home by John Western