Calypso: Stories of the Caribbean
By Richard Daybell
Published: December 8, 2010.
Love and loss, sex and skullduggery, conquests, failures, foibles – these are the elements of calypso, the stories in song that personify the islands of the West Indies. These stories set in that most idyllic of places also tell of buried treasure, kidnapping, sea monsters, parrot lust and the dangers of breaking Christmas tradition.