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Duppy Stories: Ghosts, Gremlins and Rolling Calves

David Brailsford

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ISBN 10: 9768184221 / ISBN 13: 9789768184221
Published by LMH Publishing
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152 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 6.8in. x 0.4in.This delightful book is written by the Englishman, married to a Jamaican woman who exposed him to the stories of duppies and supernatural happenings in her hometown, Porus, Manchester and different parts of Jamaica. The range of stories encompasses tales from Porus and Redberry, and Old Harbour in St. Catherine, and recalls the aftermath of the Kendall Train crash ( Jamaicas worst rail diaster). The book is a potpourri of authentic stories, some true, some ugly and sinister, some amusing. The book brings back all the childhood years of ghosts, gremlins and rolling calves, and brings to life the underbelly of a country devoutly religious , but yet open to the world of the bush doctor, replete with spirits and duppies. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9789768184221

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Title: Duppy Stories: Ghosts, Gremlins and Rolling ...

Publisher: LMH Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Illustrator: John Stilgoe

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This delightful book is written by the Englishman, married to a Jamaican woman who exposed him to the stories of duppies and supernatural happenings in her hometown, Porus, Manchester and different parts of Jamaica. The range of stories encompasses tales from Porus and Redberry, and Old Harbour in St. Catherine, and recalls the aftermath of the Kendall Train crash ( Jamaica's worst rail diaster). The book is a potpourri of authentic stories, some true, some ugly and sinister,some amusing. The book brings back all the childhood years of ghosts, gremlins and rolling calves, and brings to life the underbelly of a country devoutly religious , but yet open to the world of the 'bush doctor', replete with spirits and duppies.

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