James Berry: A Thief in the Village And Other Stories of Jamaica



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For the characters though and that s good thing They made me think of James BaldwinBecky was my favorite story All OtherDays my least This collection of nine stories is entertaining and also serves as a window into Caribbean culture specifically that of Jamaic. Ut thirteen years ago This is a wonderfully atmospheric collection of contemporary short stories that bring James Berry's Caribbean childhood vividly to life.

As if I was getting a glimpse of childhood and young adulthood in ural Jamaica in the first half of the 20th century Several stories left me wondering what happens next an unsettled feeling that I didn t eally likeThe unsettled feeling showed how much I felt. Man patrol the coconut plantation in the dead of night eady to catch interlopers; Becky longs for a bicycle and Fanso longs to find his father who walked

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This book wasn t very intresting I ead the 1st and 2nd storiesI didnt like it at all I felt it was a fake story of jamaic I ecommend this book for ya 12 and older Many of the stories portray angst and meanness I do not think would suit a younger set I felt. A moving collection of stories from an award winning authorGustas is nearly killed in the hurricane trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother Man.

James Berry OBE Hon FRSL was a black Jamaican poet and writer who settled in England in the 1940s His poetry is notable for using a mixture of standard English and Jamaican Patois