Author(s): Samuel Selvon
From the brilliant, sharp, witty pen of Sam Selvon, this is a classic award-winning novel of immigrant life in London in the 1950s.
Sam Selvon (1923) was born in San Fernando (Trinidad). In 1950 Selvon left Trinidad for the UK where after hard times of survival he established himself as a writer with A Brighter Sun (1952), An Island is a World (1955), The Lonely Londoners (1956), Ways of Sunlight (1957) Turn Again Tiger (1958) I Hear Thunder (1963), The Housing Lark (1965) The Plains of Caroni (1970) Those Who Eat the Cascadura (1972), Moses Ascending (1975) and Moses Migrating (1983). Susheila Nasta is a literary critic, editor, teacher and broadcaster. She is Research Lecturer in Literature at the Open University, Associate Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London, and Editor of Wasafiri.