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Pepperpot by Peekash Press
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really liked it

!!! full review https://africanbookaddict.com/2018/04... 4.5 stars!

I really, really enjoyed this anthology. I always love reading anthologies because I get to discover new writers and their short stories give me a taste of their writing styles. I discovered a good number of new Caribbean writers from this anthology, especially as it purposely featured stories by lesser-known Caribbean writers mostly residing on the Islands. I absolutely love that these stories contain local dialect WITHOUT a glossary at the back of the book. If a reader wants to look up a certain word or phrase, they can Google it! It's almost as if the book was written for readers of the Caribbean and not necessarily Western readers - which I'm here for! Not everyday white gaze -_-


FULL review on book blog - https://africanbookaddict.com/2018/04...
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Reading Progress

January 12, 2015 – Shelved
January 12, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
October 28, 2017 – Started Reading
October 28, 2017 –
page 35
15.63%
October 30, 2017 –
page 60
26.79%
October 31, 2017 –
page 120
53.57%
November 2, 2017 –
page 153
68.3% "Just finished this story called ‘Waywardness’ by Ezekel Alan from Jamaica and I’m grossed the fuck out! Such a brutal, yucky, violent, impossible story. At some point, it felt too forced, sheesh -_-"
November 2, 2017 –
page 191
85.27%
November 7, 2017 –
page 204
91.07% "So sad I’m not done with this yet thanks to dental school being so overwhelming atm. And my eyes are burning from having class 7am - 5pm (-____-)
Will finish this collection tomorrow 🤞🏾"
November 10, 2017 – Finished Reading

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