Ken Puddicombe

Biography

Ken Puddicombe’s writing has appeared in newspapers and literary journals in Canada. Originally from British Guiana [now Guyana] in South America, he immigrated to Canada in 1971 and still lives there with his family. Racing With The Rain is his first novel. A second novel Junta and a collection of short stories entitled Down Independence Boulevard will be released in 2013. His genre is fiction, based on international locations but especially focussed in Canada, the Caribbean and Guyana

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Down Independence Boulevard And Other Stories
Pre-release—available December 15, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
DOWN INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, is an anthology of short stories, focussed on some of the residents of INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD as they struggle to cope with a racial conflict between the major nationalities in the period leading up to independence and after freedom is gained from Britain. The stories will follow these people as they leave their homes and face an uncertain future in Canada and America.
Junta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » 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
Last Rites
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.
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.
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.

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