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    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Pepperpot Vol. 11, No. 8, 1968

    • Jamaican literature-20th century; Jamaica-Literary collections; Jamaica-Social life and customs-20th century-Fiction
    • A magazine depicting mainly the personal and lighter side of Jamaica
    • Pepperpot Vol. 11, No. 2,1962

    • Jamaican literature-20th century; Jamaica-Literary collections; Jamaica-Social life and customs-20th century-Fiction
    • A magazine depicting mainly the personal and lighter side of Jamaica
    • Pepperpot Vol.11, No. 7, 1967

    • Jamaican literature-20th century; Jamaica-Literary collections; Jamaica-Social life and customs-20th century-Fiction
    • A magazine depicting mainly the personal and lighter side of Jamaica
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.11_May 1, 1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Fianance, Public-Jamaica; Government spending policy-Jamaica; Urban renewal-Jamaica: Housing-Jamaica; Attorney General's...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; lifestyle; arts and entertainment; and more
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.30_September 11,1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodics; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Jamaica-Economic conditions; Jamaica-Social conditions; Motion pictures-Social aspects-Jamaica; Sports-Caribbean Area; Religion and...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; sports; lifestyle; entertainment; culture; and more
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.43_December 11,1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Sports-Caribbean Area; Short stories (Caribbean), English; Food-Analysis
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; sports; lifestyle; entertainment; culture; and more
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...

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