Books tagged: barbados

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The Adventures of Farley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Farley, a mongoose, is taken from his homeland and sent to a far off place. Join him in his adventures as he tries to find his way back home.
Colourblind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Colourblind tells the story of two 12-year-olds – Ajani Burke and Alec Sinclair – who attend Tri-Parish Boys’ Secondary School in Barbados. At first divided by Ajani’s racist tendencies and Alec’s aberrant behaviour, the boys are forced to form an alliance which fast becomes friendship as they battle a common obstacle – the school-based gang called the Tri-P Slayers.
Ginger Lily
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » General
‘Ginger Lily’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time, and interracial relationships which were very much frowned upon.
Sun of the Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Set in Barbados, the poems in Sun of the Son were awarded the Corson Bishop Poetry Prize, the Dorothy Sugarman Poetry Prize and the American Academy of Poets Prize at Cornell University. The voices in this collection incorporate the cultures and creoles of the islands, the remembrance and continuity of Africa, the influence of European and American writers, and mythologies from Old and New Worlds.
Easter Lili
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A sequel to ‘Ginger Lily’, ‘Easter Lili’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time.
Walking Through The Pain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Essay » Literature
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
Tropical Heat Wave
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Dennis, a young aspiring academic, becomes infatuated with a girl he meets while jogging on a beach in Barbados. An unplanned pregnancy ensues and Dennis finds himself straightjacketed and dispatched into a marriage for which he is not ready. Now caught in a marriage of almost total incompatibility and one in which he saw a weak future, he tries to free himself.
Barrett's Bar Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Most interesting man in the world, eh? That guy's got NOTHIN' on Pappy Barrett! Especially when measured by blood alcohol content.
The Singing Sleuth
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Eager to take a spectacular cruise on the Pegasus? It comes complete with tropical breezes, luscious food, exotic drinks, breath taking sunsets, and a vicious killer. Yes, I said killer!
Scream if you want to go faster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A chilling exploration of the mentality of a serial killer. From the seclusion of Barbados a murderer recalls his back catalogue - excused as a necessary evil of survival. Drawn into the local petty underworld he is convinced he has to kill again. A child is pulled from the burning wreck of a funfair caravan. The two incinerated bodies represent an escape from persecution, but demons remain.