Red Island House

The stories of Andrea Lee’s Red Island House are vibrant and enchanting despite the current of dread that runs through the novel from the start.

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Review of ‘Red Island House’

Andrea Lee’s lush and lyrical Red Island House is an episodic novel of race and culture that flirts with fabulism as it portrays a couple at odds with each other and their island home. It’s set in Madagascar, an island nation that floats between Africa and India both culturally and geographically. “Though defined by cartographers…

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