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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Senate meeting, UWI, Mona, 1948/49

    • Meetings (Senate) - Jamaica; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Registrars - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Springer, H.; Taylor, T. W. J.; Harper, W. F.;...
    • *The Senate meeting of 1948/49. From left to right are Registrar Mr. H. Springer, Principal Dr. T.W.J. Taylor, Professor Harper, Professor Hassall, Mr. P.M. Sherlock and (foreground) Dr. F. H. Bowen. Dr. Taylor was the first Principal of the...
    • Taylor Hall, UWI, Mona

    • Student housing - Jamaica; Taylor Hall (Jamaica); Buildings - Jamaica.
    • *Side view of Block C, Taylor Hall. The hall was named after Dr. T. W. Taylor, the first Principal of the UCWI. He was a past member of the Chemistry Department at Oxford University, and he distinguished himself serving as Science adviser to Lord...
    • Dr. T. W. J. Taylor: a portrait

    • Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English--speaking; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Taylor, T. W. J.
    • *A portrait of Dr. T. W. J. Taylor, first Principal of the UCWI (1946-52). He was a past member of the Oxford University Chemistry Dept. and served as a Science adviser to Lord Mountbatten in the Burma Campaign of World War 2.
    • Dr. T. W. J. Taylor, first principal of the UCWI.

    • Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Taylor, T. W. J.
    • *Principal, Dr. T. W. J. Taylor, at work in his office. He was the first Principal of the UCWI, and a past member of the Oxford University Department of Chemistry. He distinguished himself serving as Science adviser to Lord Mountbatten in the Burma...
    • Dr. T. W. J. Tyalor, first Principal of UCWI.

    • Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English--speaking; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Taylor, T. W. J.
    • *Principal T. W. J. Taylor consulting other university members in the outdoors. Dr. Taylor was the first Principal of the UCWI and a past member of the Oxford University Chemistry Dept. He distinguished himself serving as a Science adviser to Lord...
    • Dr. T. W. J. Taylor, first Principal of the UCWI,

    • Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Taylor, T. W. J; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking.
    • *Principal, Dr. T. W. J. Taylor, posing in his scholar's outfit. He was the first Principal of the UCWI, and a past member of the Oxford University Department of Chemistry. He distinguished himself serving as Science adviser to Lord Mountbatten in...
    • The Broken Fence

    • Love stories ; Friendship
    • Luke, Tass and Joe, three old men, reminisce about their past lives as they work together to mend not only the broken down farm fence, but also their dysfunctional relationship caused mainly by their youthful passion for the same woman who...
    • 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,...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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