Leaving This Island Place Summary
Austin C. Clarke

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Leaving This Island Place Summary

Austin C. Clarke's short story "Leaving This Island Place" has been published in the short story collection From Ink Lake: Canadian Stories, collected by Michael Ondaatje, in 1990.

"Leaving This Island Place" is told from the perspective of a first-person narrator, the protagonist of the story, who is not named. The narrator is a young man preparing to leave his native Barbados ("this island place") in order to attend college in Canada. As the...

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