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Britannia's Children

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BRITANNIA'S CHILDREN is a collection of eleven stories written over a period of 30 years and brought together for the first time. They illustrate Black-British dialect in their infancy. They speak of the past, the present and our possible future. For some, they will be a history lesson; others a trip down memory lane. Whichever category you occupy; read, enjoy and see beyo ...more
Paperback, Large print, 126 pages
Published February 5th 2013 by
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Norman Smith
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Norman Samuda Smith's BRITANNIA'S CHILDREN by Beresford Callum © 2015

'If you haven't purchased and read BRITANNIA'S CHILDREN by Norman Samuda Smith, here are my reasons why you should...'

An anthology of short stories which together not only represents a time capsule of black British youth experiences between the 1960s and possibly the late 1970s, Britannia’s Children by Norman Samuda Smith (2013), is also an organic record of the author’s Journeys. I read this book severa
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Norman Samuda Smith was born in Birmingham, England of Jamaican parents who came to Britain in the early 1950s. He was the British-born black novelist published in the UK with his novel BAD FRIDAY (Trinity Arts, Birmingham, 1982; republished New Beacon Books London/Port of Spain 1985), which was short-listed for the 1982 Young Observer Fiction Prize. His short-stories have been featured in award w ...more