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April 3, 2013 / peoplesbookprize

Ten Days in Jamaica By Ifeona Fulani

The People’s Book Prize Spring Collection – today’s highlighted book is:

Ten Days in Jamaica By Ifeona Fulani

Published by Peepal Tree Press
ISBN 9781v845231996
Category short stories
Spring 2013

Synopsis

In these stories Chips uses her Jamaican holiday for beach-boy sex; Yvonne, recovering from cancer, starts a life-changing affair with her handyman; Arjun’s accuses Jewel of using him to pursue her dream of an exotic India; and responsibility and freedom are weighed in Bea’s relationship with her sexually-curious daughter.

Author’s Biography

Ifeona Fulani is author of Seasons of Dust and Archipelagos of Sound: Transnational Caribbeanities, Women and Music (forthcoming). She has been published in Beacon’s Best, Small Axe, and Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noir. Ifeona Fulani teaches in the Writing and Global Cultures concentrations in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University.

Reviews

“… elegant, witty, sad and brave … She has given a personal voice to women and men from the post-colonial world from whom we hear too little.” Margaret Drabble

“Poignant and beautiful stories … Ifeona Fulani is a gifted writer whose work is as lyrical as fables and as true as the world around us.” Edwidge Danticat
Price: £8.99

 

 

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