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Cereus Blooms at Night

Country of Authorship: Canada, Trinidad & Tobago
Author: Shani Mootoo
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Press Gang (Vancouver) | McClelland & Stewart (Toronto) | Grove Press (NY)

Publication Year: 1996

Synopsis

Set on a fictional Caribbean island in the town of Paradise, Cereus Blooms at Night unveils the mystery surrounding Mala Ramchandin and the tempestuous history of her family. At the heart of this bold and seductive novel is an alleged crime committed many years before the story opens. 

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