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    • Mother and son

    • Family life ; Mothers and sons
    • A mother feels burdened with a long awaited son who turns out to be an imbecile. She resents the toll of daily caring for him and his inability to mature, become responsible and behave normally. With her husband dead, she sees no way out and longs...
    • The white wing

    • Marriage ; Man-woman relationships
    • While the wife basks in the satisfaction of the orderly life she has created in Jamaica after migrating from England, her husband feels trapped like a bird in a cage because circumstances force him to be too dependent on his wife who seems intent...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage ; Man-woman relationships
    • 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 next door of a man in a...
    • Don't stop me laughing

    • Love stories ; Adultery ; Man-woman relationships
    • Although Sherry has another man, she is having an affair with Silver but the relationship is becoming impossible and likely to end although Silver insists he wants it to last forever. For one, she still feels some commitment to her man Jim, but...
    • God made Little apples

    • Man-woman relationships ; Life
    • A husband is fed up with the daily grind that allows him to eke out a decent existence, but prevents him from experiencing the joys of life. He feels trapped by respectability, a low paying job and his growing desire for the youthful live-in helper...
    • Red dirt don't wash

    • Love stories ; man-woman relationships
    • Adrian, a simple country yokel, falls deeply in love with Miranda, a refined, city-bred lady’s maid. He feels woefully inadequate, but nevertheless, he tries to win her heart and this leads him to even buy a pair of shoes for his usually bare...

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