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  • Harriet's Daughter

    Harriet's Daughter
    av Marlene Nourbese Philip

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307780

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • Collected Poems 1975-2015

    Collected Poems 1975-2015
    av John Robert Lee

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233518

  • First Poems

    First Poems
    av George Campbell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231491

    First published in 1945, this compilation features the work of Jamaican poet George Campbell. Perceptive and inspirational, these poems consider the events that marked the nationalist struggle for Jamaican independence, such as the imprisonment of m…

  • A Room on the Hill

    A Room on the Hill
    av Garth St. Omer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230937

    On an inward-looking island dominated by the Catholic Church, John Lestrade mourns both the death of friends and the inauthentic, suffocating quality of his own life. When he feels he can no longer find solace in his regular means of escape--a room…

  • Over Our Way

    Over Our Way
    av Jean D'Costa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307827

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • Corentyne Thunder

    Corentyne Thunder
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231118

    First published in 1941, this vivid and poetic family saga was the first modern novel to focus on the lives of immigrants from India in the British Caribbean colonies. Set on the coast of British Guiana, the story spans three generations and revolve…

  • Drought

    Drought
    av Andrew Salkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231835

    It is the dry season and the small village of Nain, Jamaica, is suffering. Its people, livestock, and crops have all been affected by the drought, and the outlook is bleak. But Seth Stone and his friends Man Boy, Benjie, Double Ugly, and Mango Head…

  • Of Age and Innocence

    Of Age and Innocence
    av Mr George Lamming

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231453

    An insightful exploration of the nature of race and ethnicity in colonial and postcolonial Caribbean societies, this tale follows the charismatic Isaac Shepherd, who returns to the island of San Cristobal to lead an independence movement that unites…

  • The Young Warriors

    The Young Warriors
    av Victor Stafford Reid

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307858

    In 1735, five Maroon boys are ready to be initiated as warriors. They have prepared long and hard for this day, and must now pass a sequence of tests. How the boys approach this, the most important day of their lives, says much about how they will r…

  • Bad Girls in School

    Bad Girls in School

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340541

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • Escape to Last Man Peak

    Escape to Last Man Peak
    av Jean D'Costa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307766

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • The Life and Death of Sylvia

    The Life and Death of Sylvia
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231200

    Telling the tragic story of a young Sylvia Ann Russell, this novel focuses on the dilemmas of a young woman of mixed race in 1930s Guyana. After the death of her English father, Sylvia constantly struggles for economic survival and against attempts…

  • Old Story Time

    Old Story Time
    av Trevor Rhone

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307810

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • New Day

    New Day
    av Victor Stafford Reid

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230906

    New Day is set on the eve of the achievement of universal adult suffrage in Jamaica in 1944 and the rise of the mass political parties of the nationalist movement. It is told through the memories of John Campbell, an old man whose memories go back t…

  • A Flying Fish Whispered

    A Flying Fish Whispered
    av Elma Napier

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231026

    What begins as a romantic tryst in a tropical setting quickly becomes, in this novel first published in 1938, an imaginative exploration of two opposing cultural and economic frameworks in the Caribbean--the dichotomy between the peasant plot, where…

  • On the Coast and Other Poems

    On the Coast and Other Poems
    av Wayne Brown

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231507

    At the time this collection of poems was first published in 1972, Wayne Brown's careful formalismwhich belies a turbulence of ideas and emotionswas out of fashion and the poetry of revolution was in full swing. Now, however, these poems are seen as…

  • Heartland

    Heartland
    av Harris Wilson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230968

    This visionary novel follows the inner journey of Zechariah Stevenson, the son of a wealthy Georgetown businessman, while he works as the watchman at a timber depot deep within the interior. Isolated in the forest and having endured the suspicion of…

  • Earthquake

    Earthquake
    av Andrew Salkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231828

    Ricky Thomas, his brother Doug, and his sister Polly spend their summer holidays in the coffee walk surrounding their grandparents' country home in Dallas, Jamaica. Above the children the leaves of the mango and coffee trees are drying, the thin asp…

  • Aunt Jen

    Aunt Jen
    av Ramsay Ramsay

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307742

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • A Morning at the Office

    A Morning at the Office
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231217

    Exploring the complicated landscape of human interaction within the walls of the offices of Essential Products Ltd., this serious yet comedic novel offers a glimpse into 1940s Trinidad. Against the backdrop of the often hierarchical and always compl…

  • Countersong to Walt Whitman

    Countersong to Walt Whitman
    av Pedro Mir

    Häftad - 2018 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781845233563

  • The Una Marson

    The Una Marson
    av Una Marson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231682

    Presenting some of the most noteworthy pieces from a remarkably influential West Indian poet, this anthology sheds light on the lesser-known literary accomplishments of Una Marson. Revealing the work of a woman whose writing pioneered the articulati…

  • The Survivors of the Crossing

    The Survivors of the Crossing
    av Austin C. Clarke

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231668

    Set in 1961 Barbados, this novel centers on how the self-governing colony is ruled by a "Labor" party while the sugar estate workers wonder whether slavery has ever ended. Raging against the "White" alliance of the landowning class, the church, and…

  • The Flowering Rock

    The Flowering Rock
    av E.M. Roach

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232078

    This updated version assembles the work of one of the Caribbean's major poets, Eric Merton Roach. A remarkable anthology, it collects the poems published in journals between 1938 and 1973, Roach's early pseudonymous work, and a substantial selection…

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane
    av Andrew Salkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231804

    A lively illustrated masterpiece, this is the gripping story of a natural disaster and the 13-year-old Kingston boy who lives to tell the tale. While holed up in their home, Joe Brown, his sister Mary, and their parents wait for the eye of the hurri…

  • Songs of Silence

    Songs of Silence

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340503

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • The Lonely Londoners

    The Lonely Londoners
    av Samuel Selvon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340510

    The book opens with a description reminiscent of the foggy London of Charles Dickens, but transmuted into 1956 and repurposed in the flow of Selvon's dialect. Moses has lived in London for 10 years and tonight is going to meet a new arrival from Tri…

  • The Wild Coast

    The Wild Coast
    av Jan Carew

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231101

    In this coming-of-age novel, a young boy learns firsthand about the contradictions that bedevil the people of Guyana, including the legacy of slavery, the clash of cultural traditions, and the inhospitable terrain. Hector Bradshaw, a sickly child li…

  • Couvade and A Pleasant Career

    Couvade and A Pleasant Career
    av Michael Gilkes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231897

    Both of the plays in this volume focus closely and dramatically on the pressures on the creative imagination of the writer and artist in the Caribbean. "Couvade," which was first performed in Guyana in 1972 and published in 1974, references the Amer…

  • Ascent to Omai

    Ascent to Omai
    av Wilson Harris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845233549

    Wilson Harris's ninth novel, first published in 1970, is a work of the most revolutionary and far-reaching kind of science or speculative fiction. Victor is in search of his father, Adam, once a revolutionary worker who was sent to prison many years…

  • The Year in San Fernando

    The Year in San Fernando
    av Michael Anthony

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340466

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • J-Black Bam and the Masqueraders

    J-Black Bam and the Masqueraders
    av Garth Omer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232436

    This is the final instalment in a quartet of novels that explores the lives of the small St Lucian middle class in the years around independence. In it the reader re-encounters the brothers, Peter and Paul Breville. Peter, after years abroad, has re…

  • Other Leopards

    Other Leopards
    av Denis Williams

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230678

    Lionel Froad hopes to rediscover Lobo, his alter ego from ancestral times, while on an architectural survey in the horn of Africa. Instead, he finds himself having complex relationships between his filial, white boss and a stunning girl from Wales,…

  • Amongst Thistles and Thorns

    Amongst Thistles and Thorns
    av Austin C. Clarke

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231477

    Set in Barbados in the early 1950s, this uncompromising novel depicts the pain of childhood in a world where poverty and blackness are despised, and kids are treated as objects on which adults can take out their self-contempt and frustration. Milton…

  • A Brighter Sun

    A Brighter Sun
    av Samuel Selvon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307759

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • The Wine of Astonishment

    The Wine of Astonishment

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340480

    Earl Lovelace writes about the survival of a small community of Spiritual Baptists with a lyricism and understanding of dialogue which has established an international reputation. 'If we clap we hands and catch the Spirit, the police could arrest us…

  • The Eye of the Scarecrow

    The Eye of the Scarecrow
    av Harris Wilson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231644

    Reflecting on three distinct periods in the unnamed narrator's life in Guyana from the 1920s to the 1940s, this novel illustrates the various incidents that gradually change his perception of the world. After he experiences a disconcerting vision re…

  • The Last Enchantment

    The Last Enchantment
    av Neville Dawes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231170

    Newly available after 40 years, this partly autobiographical love affair with the Jamaican language and landscape gives a penetrating look at the racial politics of the 1950s and 1960s and the search for self in a world divided by class. Ramsay Tull…

  • Beka Lamb

    Beka Lamb

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340473

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • The Sleepers of Roraima & The Age of the Rainmakers

    The Sleepers of Roraima & The Age of the Rainmakers
    av Harris Wilson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231651

    In 1970 and 1971, Wilson Harris published two short story collections that explored the myths, fables and fragments of history of the Amerindian peoples of Guyana and the Caribbean. These are brought together in the current volume. The Sleepers of R…

  • Pictures of the Windrush

    Pictures of the Windrush
    av Michael Anthony

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307834

  • Escape to an Autumn Pavement

    Escape to an Autumn Pavement
    av Andrew Salkey

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230982

    A brave and pioneering treatment of sexual identity in Caribbean literature, this novel, first published in 1960, follows the fortunes of Johnnie Sobert, a Jamaican exile who works in London at a club that caters to black American servicemen. In fli…

  • Green Days by the River

    Green Days by the River
    av Michael Anthony

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398307773

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • Nevile and the Duppy Master

    Nevile and the Duppy Master
    av Debbie Jacob

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340565

    This second book in the Nevile series takes the band of companions deeper into the mystery of the evil king's rise to power. Can he be brought to justice? Suspicion looms large and deception rules the day as Nevile plots to depose the evil king of A…

  • Riot

    Riot
    av Andrew Salkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231811

    Gerald Manston and his friends Shifty and Fu lead pretty uneventful lives until the arrival of the "upheaval." When the opportunity arrives for a better way of life, the poor folks of Kingston, Jamaica--including Gerald--cannot resist the lure of ex…

  • Cricket in the Road

    Cricket in the Road
    av Michael Anthony

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781398340497

    There have been many great and enduring works of literature by Caribbean authors over the last century. The Caribbean Contemporary Classics collection celebrates these deep and vibrant stories, overflowing with life and acute observations about soci…

  • Shadows Move Among Them

    Shadows Move Among Them
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230913

    Portraying the dark, authoritarian side of the utopian dream, this classic novel tells the story of the Reverend Harmston, a man devoted to building a microsociety in which there is a balance between the order that is necessary to produce livelihood…

  • The Hills Were Joyful Together

    The Hills Were Joyful Together
    av Roger Mais

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845231002

    Bending and manipulating the linear narrative structures of conventional fiction, this stark and brutal novel--originally published in 1953--is a powerful reflection on colonial Jamaica and the condition of the urban poor, told through the voices an…

  • Black Midas

    Black Midas
    av Jan Carew

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845230951

    Astonishingly vivid, bawdy, and tempestuous, this novel is a cautionary tale about greed and class conflict in postcolonial Guyana. Comparing ruthless 20th-century prospectors to the long-ago Spanish explorers who raped a continent in their quest fo…

  • My Bones and My Flute

    My Bones and My Flute
    av Edgar Mittelholzer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845232955

    Only when he is on board the steamer halfway to their remote destination up river in Guyana does Milton Woodsley realize that there is more to Henry Nevinson s invitation to spend time with his family in their jungle cottage. Milton, an artist, thin…