The Wine of Astonishment

by Earl Lovelace

Book Info

Author Earl Lovelace
Year 1982

Book Description

No. of Mentions: 9

Year of publication: 1982 (Andre Deutsch)

Author Birthplace: Trinidad

Residence: US; Trinidad

Genre: Fiction

Summary: Set in the remote Trinidad village of Bonasse, Lovelace depicts the trials of a Spiritual Baptist community in the wake of the Prohibition Ordinance banning their religious expression, and the tumults of race, power and authority in the colonial context.