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By L Cameron

ISBN-10: 0615671527

ISBN-13: 9780615671529

This sequence of brief tales with a enormously Caribbean style, explores points of existence in a relatives in Trinidad within the Nineteen Sixties. It recounts delightfully humorous, poignant, inspiring, nostalgic occasions concerning the humans within the family’s intimate circle in addition to these at the outer edge in their lives.

The origin of the ebook rests at the family’s relationships and values, yet reaches past to attract cognizance to the superficial values imposed by way of colonialism and the inculcation of those values via folks to whom they weren't correct.

This e-book bears a similarity to Miguel road, (one of the sooner works of the prolific Trinidad born VS Naipaul) that is additionally a set of news in regards to the uncomplicated yet colourful lives of characters on a highway in Port of Spain albeit at an previous time (around 1940). additionally in either books, the tales are narrated by way of children who mature through the narration of the stories.

The tales evoke nostalgia in readers of comparable backgrounds and pique the curiosity of others. Readers will locate that the tales strike responsive chords at many junctures, as they establish with the stories whether nuanced by way of own diversifications. whereas the tales are tremendously humorous, the relevance of the narratives as historic and socio-cultural record can't be neglected and is all of the extra sharpened in mild of the obliteration of a few of the values defined within the e-book in today’s denizens of the very locales referenced.

Be ready to snuggle conveniently into hot thoughts of a time within the Caribbean while lifestyles used to be wrapped in child-like innocence, relations, laughter and local bacchanal. …And Then We Laughed takes you on this sort of trip! This cleverly woven collective narrative depicts the usually hilarious and occasionally heartbreaking moments that formed the tapestry of existence within the Guerin loved ones. With candor and sturdy humor, the writer reminds readers approximately existence in a colonized neighborhood, managed even more in detail and assuredly by means of the Catholic Church and the cascading tones of ones epidermis than through its British imperialists. The layers of the radical and the textured lives of its characters make for a superbly humorous, but interesting day trip into existence in that relations and in that time.

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