Bocas Lit Fest

The Lonely Londoners

Country of Authorship: Trinidad & Tobago
Author: Sam Selvon
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Longmans (UK) | St Martin’s Press (US)

Publication Year: 1956

Synopsis

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. 

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