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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...
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.09_April 17,1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Jamaica-social life and customs; Education-Jamaica; Sports-Caribbean Area; Motion Pictures-Social Aspects-Jamaica; Water conservation-Jamaica; Industrial life...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; lifestyle; arts and entertainment; and more
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.10_April 24, 1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Jamaica-Economic policy; Jamaica-Social policy; Water supply-Rates-Jamaica; Automobiles-Law and legislation-Jamaica; Insurance agents; Sports-Caribbean Area
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; lifestyle; arts and entertainment; and more
    • PUBLIC OPINION _Vol.1 _No.12_May 8, 1937

    • Public opinion-Jamaica-20th century; Jamaica-Government and politics-Periodicals; Great Britain-Kings and rulers; Water supply-Jamaica; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Short stories, Caribbean (English); Jamaica. Medical Department;...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper in the 1930s which provides news and views about politics; lifestyle; arts and entertainment; and more
    • Le canal du loing_5950

    • Landscape painting; Waterways in art; Buildings in art ; Trees in art ; Human figure in art.
    • Landscape painting with the following features: shallow winding body of water bordered by buildings, bare trees; man standing in background and sky visible in clearing at top.
    • Rotterdam_6152

    • Boats and boating in art ; Buildings in art ; Chimneys ; Smoke ; Human figure in art ; Piers in art.
    • A view of several boats on water bordered by buildings with smoking chimneys. Included are men aboard some of the vessels as well as men standing along the pier.
    • Blind man's buff

    • Love stories ; Man-woman relationships
    • Three young women set off for to catch water from the spring at Blind Man’s Hollow where very often there are mysterious sounds and happenings. The girls are not bothered by these things as they enjoy themselves with carefree abandon, especially...
    • 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,...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • 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...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • 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 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...

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