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Ways of Sunlight : Longman Caribbean Writers - Sam Selvon

Ways of Sunlight

Longman Caribbean Writers

Paperback Published: 29th May 1979
ISBN: 9780582642614
Number Of Pages: 208
For Ages: 11 - 18 years old

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The master-storyteller turns his pen to rural village life with Ways of Sunlight in Trinidad: gossip and rivalry between village washerwomen; toiling cane-cutters reaping their harvest; superstitious old Ma Procop protecting the fruit of her Mango tree with magic. With equal wit and sensitivity, he reflects the depression of hard times in London, where people live in cold, damp basements, hustling for survival.

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' A delightful book, a pleasure to read and reflect over afterwards...for humour, sprightliness and downright exuberance at being alive, Mr Selvon's people are positively Neapolitan.' SUNDAY TIMES 'Mr Selvon writes naturally in dialogue, he never lets the pace sag.' TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

ISBN: 9780582642614
ISBN-10: 0582642612
Series: Longman Caribbean Writers
Audience: General
For Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 29th May 1979
Publisher: Hodder Education
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 12.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 4

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