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Alecia McKenzie is one of Jamaica's most exciting new authors. She belongs to that exceptional group of women short story writers who have emerged from the country in the last few years. Satellite City is her first collection of short stories. Representing a new generation of writers, she moves away from Jamaica's colonial times: in themes of conflict between generations; ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 28th 1993 by Longman Publishing Group
(first published November 1993)
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I like to read authors of areas that I visit, so picked this up a few years ago when we were sailing in Jamaican waters... I just got around to reading it. I was very pleasantly surprised by these stories. Each is very different but still a window into life in the last couple decades on the island. Good writing and I look forward to reading more of her work with the expectation I haven't had since finding J Lahiri in the New Yorker...