Bocas Lit Fest

Palace of the Peacock

Country of Authorship: Guyana
Author: Wilson Harris
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Publication Year: 1960

Synopsis

No. of Mentions: 5

Author birthplace: Guyana

Residence: UK, Guyana

Genre: Fiction

Summary: “The astonishing first novel Wilson Harris wrote, describing an expedition up river in Guyana, which begins as a terrifying historical conquistador expedition and gradually vaporises into a dream, itself an image of colonialism through time.” Marina Warner

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