Land of Love and Drowning Setting

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St. Thomas

St. Thomas is the main island setting of "Land of Love and Drowning." Villa by the Sea/Hibiscus Hotel is on St. Thomas, as well as Anette and Franky's home, Ronnie's mother's home where Anette lives while Ronnie is deployed, and a couple of the beaches visited by the characters.

St. Thomas is described as a typical Caribbean island: full of natives and tourists, most of the natives being much poorer than the tourists. There are palm trees, white sandy beaches, big and small houses, and no television and radio until the 1950s. Everyone on the island seems to know each other, since it is a small community.

Villa by the Sea

Villa by the Sea is located on St. Thomas. It is the Bradshaw home, and is therefore a significant setting for Eeona, Anette, Owen Arthur, and Antoinette. It is described as a large home with...

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