An Island is a World
|A novel of a
personal and intellectual quest in postwar Trinidad.
In the post-war Caribbean colony, as an earlier generation thinks of returning to India, Foster, a young man, goes to England and Rufus his brother leaves for the United States, each in search of himself and his world.
Combining his characteristic humour with a vivid sense of place, Selvon's An Island is a World tells a moving story of personal and intellectual quest in our time.
With an introduction by Kenneth Ramchand
“Selvon writes with great charm”
—The New York Times
"His evocative descriptions . . . his humourous affectionate portrayal of character and his subtle use of folklore . . . are evidence of a master yarn-spinner."
—The Globe and Mail
Fiction / Novel
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-920661-34-5
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paperback; 240 pages
Publication Date: 1993
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