Childhood Reading: "The Cay" by Theodore Taylor

The Cay - Theodore Taylor


Original Review, 1981-02-15)



I have some sympathy with some people in the sense that it is disappointing to re-read a cherished childhood book and have these once-unquestioned prejudices jump off the page. Quite disconcerting. However, when we were ourselves children, it was water off a duck's back. We were reading for the story, not the attitudes.

 

 

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