Lawrence Scott Witchbroom

ISBN 13: 9780850318180

Witchbroom

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9780850318180: Witchbroom

Last of a colonial family, Lavren tells of conquest, genocide, enslavement, indentureship and the end of the plantocracy on the Caribbean island of Kairi. Nurtured into this story-telling by his mother, Marie Elena, and by his nurse, Josephine, he unfolds the tales by divine inspiration.

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Lawrence Scott, an award-winning Caribbean novelist and short-story writer, was born on a sugar estate in Trinidad. Three of his books were shortlisted for a Commonwealth Writers' Prize and he is a past winner of the Tom-Gallon Trust short-story award. His latest collection of short stories, Leaving by Plane Swimming back Underwater was published in 2015. He lives and works in London and Port of Spain, Trinidad.

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"What a powerful writer...a Caribbean 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'." - Fay Weldon

"Rare and magical. The first of its kind...wonderful evocative language; complete emotional range; a loving, touching insight into human and family relationships." - Sam Selvon, BBC Book at Bedtime 

"An impressively written work by a very gifted writer...subtle but compelling...strange and intriguing fiction with its layers of incurable pathos." - Wilson Harris, Wasafiri Magazine

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