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    • 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,...
    • Coming of age in the Caribbean

    • Coming of age-Caribbean Area; Group identity in literature; Gender identity-Caribbean Area; Sex role in literature; Caribbean Area-In literature; Caribbean literature-History and criticism; Lamming, George-Criticism and interpretation; Hodge,...
    • Provides an insight into growing up in the Caribbean from the female adolescent point of view. Consideration is given to Caribbean identity. It further looks at the theme of growing up in the Caribbean in the following novels: In the Castle of...
    • Princess Alice being presented with a purse

    • Chancellors - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Princess Alice of Athlone.
    • *Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, and first Chancellor of the UCWI, is being presented with a purse on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Pageant. The purse was given to her on behalf of the Waifs and Strays Society at the Royal Albert Hall,...
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Talisman

    • Love; Man-woman relationship
    • He decided that the wonderful almost mystical bonding between them as lovers had to be broken, and to him fell the unpleasant task. He felt that he had given his all to the affair while to her it was not serious but something she could set aside...
    • The Inheritance

    • Death; Brothers
    • The elder brother knew he was dying but he had one score to settle first before departing this world. He and his brother had jointly inherited their father’s property but somehow this sharing between them had extended to his mistress who had also...
    • 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...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • Trinidad and Tobago - students being welcomed at a Civic Reception.

    • Student activities; College students - Travel - Trinidad and Tobago; Speical events - Trinidad and Tobago; Stewart, Margaret; Jessamy, Andre; Jackson, Faith; Pollard, Duke; Bowen, Carmen; Anthony, Emily; Hill, Sheila; Layne, Aidan; Taylor, Edward.
    • In Port-of-Spain, Trindidad, the undergraduates were given a civic reception at the town hall, and here they are listening attentively to the welcome address from the Mayor, Councillor Edward Taylor (not in picture). Included in the picture are:...


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