No. of Mentions: 14
Year of publication: 1956 (Longmans, UK; St Martin’s Press, US)
Author Birthplace: Trinidad
Residence: UK; Canada; Trinidad
Summary: Selvon paints several pictures of West Indian immigrant life in London in the 1950s through a series of loosely connected vignettes, pitting the desires of the working class for social mobility against self-doubt and disappointment.
Comments: “Introduced me to all a we in print.” Winsome Hudson