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Preview — The Wine of Astonishment by Earl Lovelace
The Wine of Astonishment
- 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 fas...more
• 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 90s I was reading most of the books that were part of the Heinemann Caribbean Writers Series.
• This book was 146 pages and the author did a impressive job of telling the story of a small community and the challenges they faced in a recent post-colonial world, the “invasion” of American soldiers and how ...more
The readers are introduced to the narrator, Eva, and her husband Bee, along with th ...more
He studied in the United States at Howard Universit ...more