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Sweetheart

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Centering on young Jamaican artist and celebrity Dulcinea Evers, this novel begins with her surprising death from what is thought to be cancer—though the real cause is widely suspected to be something else. Her close friend, Cheryl, has one story, but as the narratives of other people in Dulci’s life unfold and shocking details surrounding her are revealed, not even Cheryl ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
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Garry
Sweetheart is a small novel, both in terms of size and content. A two-star rating on Goodreads is meant to signify that a book is 'OK'. Sweetheart is pleasant to read, but it doesn't really light any fires. It's 'OK'.

Dulci Evers AKA 'Sweetheart' AKA Cinea Verse was a Jamaican painter living in New York. She died as a young woman, and an assortment of the key people in her life tell her story in the days and weeks after she's gone.

Dulci is a lovely character, and she's not alone - there are a lot
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Toni
I couldn't put this book down. Short and sweet.
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