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    • Pepperpot  1975

    • Jamaican literature-20th century; Jamaica-Literary collections; Jamaica-Social life and customs-20th century---Fiction; Art, Jamaica; Artists-Jamaica; Jamaica School of Art
    • A magazine depicting mainly the personal and lighter side of Jamaica
    • On the road to Roselle

    • Historical fiction ; Morant Bay Rebellion
    • An unnamed Boy is playing innocently on the beach and wondering about the cause of terror among the people of Stony Gut. All he knows is the rumour that Paul Bogle and his men from Stony Gut had burned down the Morant Bay courthouse and this was...
    • A Ladder to the stars

    • Political fiction ; Jamaica - Politics and government
    • Blake, Barlow, Osgood and company discuss the pros and the cons of self-government for Jamaica and the country’s readiness to take that path. Central to this concept is the establishment of a university which Barlow finds exciting as he gazes at...
    • Consider the screever

    • Biographical fiction
    • The author explains how he came to give up his “… comparatively secure and carefree life of a screever ( a pavement artist)” to become a scribe – one who writes little pieces for the newspaper. None of this would have happened if he had not been...
    • Consider the screever

    • Biographical fiction
    • The author explains how he came to give up his “… comparatively secure and carefree life of a screever ( a pavement artist)” to become a scribe – one who writes little pieces for the newspaper. None of this would have happened if he had not been...
    • Consider the limpet

    • Interpersonal relations ; Boarding houses - Fiction
    • The author presents an unfiltered observation of the minutiae of daily life around him. This includes his landlady complaining about the meter, the dog waiting to be walked, Anita talking to the parrot, Mr. Zacca coming down late to breakfast and...
    • Consider the limpet

    • Interpersonal relations ; Boarding houses - Fiction
    • The author presents an unfiltered observation of the minutiae of daily life around him. This includes his landlady complaining about the meter, the dog waiting to be walked, Anita talking to the parrot, Mr. Zacca coming down late to breakfast and...
    • Background to Arthur

    • Best friends ; Biographical fiction
    • The author recalls the life story of his best friend, Arthur, who grew up in a church orphanage that believed in raising “ children on religion and starvation”. The harsh cruelty with which he was treated as a child and later hardships in life did...
    • Two women in profile

    • Women ; Biographical fiction
    • The author, a tenant, listens to the story of the lives of two women at the boarding house where he lives. They tell him about their past, show him pictures of their family and friends and for a brief moment they seem to bond, then just as quickly,...
    • Hurricane

    • Historical fiction
    • The hurricane sweeping over the land not only destroys Crawford’s banana plantation but also unleashes destruction in his family as he learns of his daughter falling in love with the young overseer at Severn. This unwelcome development and the loss...

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