Books tagged: caribbean literature

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Digital Calabash Redux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Digital Calabash Redux is an essay-style collection of blog posts from the once active website, Digital Calabash. Writer, editor and publisher Randy Baker has revived his original blog entries in ebook form in an effort to revisit and document not only his own thoughts and literary ramblings, but also the process of launching his online lit-mag, St. Somewhere Journal.
A Mirror In My Own Backstage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Red Sugarcane Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Literature » Urban
José Angel Figueroa has been a major contributor to the Puerto Rican and Latino literary movement in the United States. In this collection of poetry and prose, he explores themes of migration and the Latino experience as well as philosophical-existential reflections about love and the human experience. Figueroa's work has been widely published in the U.S., Latin America, Puerto Rico and abroad.
Racing With The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Return Of The Prodigal
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man returns home for his father's funeral and he and his brother explore their conflicted childhood in pre independent British Guiana.
Last Rites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00)
A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.
St. Somewhere Journal, July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by St. Somewhere Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
St. Somewhere Journal is a quarterly literary journal with a Caribbean focus.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.67)
Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
If I Never Went Home
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00)
Written in two distinct, alternating voices, this powerful story follows ten years in the turbulent lives of two narrators – one in Boston and another in Trinidad – as they separately navigate devastating losses, illness and betrayal in their quest to belong. Moving back and forth from the present to the past we see their lives collide, and the gamble they take to find home.
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
Junta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Expat Marcus Jacobson will find his role at the University of Saint Anglia won’t turn out as he hoped as he’s caught in the middle of a takeover on the island. He will meet: Melanie, a student who wants democracy restored; Father Bert, who helps her; Clarence Baptiste, editor of the newspaper; the Reverend running a dirty tricks campaign. The Junta is determined to hold on to power