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    • Holy terror

    • Earthquakes - Jamaica - 1907; City and town life ; Riots
    • An about-to-be retired reporter shares some of his many on-the-job experiences with a junior colleague. These include the Darling Street riots and the 1907 earthquake with its terrible scenes of human suffering and devastation.
    • 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 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...
    • 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...

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