The Wine of Astonishment
This is an energetic, very unusual, above all, enlightening novel;the author's best yet. - The Financial Times A powerful and moving chronicle of the different ways in which members of a small Trinidadian community, Bonasse, hold on to their identity as they find themselves caught up in change and corruption. Bolo is a champion stick fighter, tall, good looking, and the fastest, strongest, and bravest of al the young men in Bonasse. When time and time again he sees his people humiliated by American troops, his instincts as a leader prevail. But the stand he makes takes on bizarre and tragic forms. Introduction by Marjorie Thorpe.
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My thoughts: • I was pleasantly surprised on how much I enjoyed this book. It has been some time since I read a “Caribbean Classic” and I wondered how I missed this book as during the 80s and early ... Read full review
Remember reading this book as a part of my English Literature class. I enjoyed it then. Even got the chance to ask him about book.
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