Indigo by Marina Warner

"Indigo" is a reimagining of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" set in the modern era. The book tells the story of a wealthy London businessman who is exiled to a Caribbean island where he uses his knowledge of science to control the environment and the island's inhabitants. His daughter, Miranda, grows up on the island, sheltered from the world and manipulated by her father's experiments. The story explores themes of colonialism, power, and the destructive potential of knowledge.

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