This book is a polysemous novel focusing on age-old, societal behaviors
and relationships, with a modern twist. Ambition and love trigger noble
acts alongside infi delity and intrigue. Enriched by subplots, the novel
explores issues of immigration, blended families, generational differences, sexual
preferences, wealth, and poverty.
The story evolves around the balanced setting of the beautiful simplicity of a
Caribbean island, Jamaica, and the man-made sophistication of New York
City. This dichotomy enhances the story and brings to life some unforgettable
characters, displaying contemporary and unconventional attitudes towards
sexuality and culture. This exquisite journey of Miss Millie’s, ultimately is the
classic story of a quest based on universal values.