Samuel Selvon The Lonely Londoners

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The Lonely Londoners

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Meet Moses, Galahad, Big City, Tolroy, Five Past Twelve, and other West Indians who have come to London in search of the dream. There to face a reality of racial discrimination, poverty, harsh winters, waiting to see what tomorrow brings. This novel both joyful and sad, is an ode to the survival instinct of the modern immigrant.

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About the Author:

SAM SELVON was born in Trinidad, where he completed his first book, A Brighter Sun, which brought him instant recognition. Later he moved to UK, where he spent more than twenty years and wrote most of his major work. He is widely recognized as one of the major Caribbean writers to have emerged in the post- War era and has been twice awarded the Guggenheim Fellowships. He lives in Calgary, Alberta, where he is at work on another novel.

Novel: A Brighter Sun An Island is a World (TSAR Publications) Those Who Eat the Cascadure (TSAR Publications) Ways of Sunlight Turn again Tiger I Hear Thunder The Housing Lark The Plains of Caroni Moses Ascending

Other: Eldorado West One (plays) Highway in the Sun (plays) Foreday Morning (short prose)

Review:

" Selvon writes with great charm." -- New York Times

"...has acquired a classic status...as the definitive novel about London’s West Indians.’’ -- The Financial Times

"The unforgettably picaresque...a vernacular comedy of pathos.’’ -- The Guardian

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