1. Augustown By Kei Miller[9781101871614]

    Available Options:

    Price:   $23.40 $25.95

    Reviews
    This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 18 June, 2017.

    Augustown

    By Kei Miller

    11 April 1982: a smell is coming down John Golding Road right alongside the boy-child, something attached to him, like a spirit but not quite. Ma Taffy is growing worried. She knows that something is going to happen. Something terrible is going to pour out into the world. But if she can hold it off for just a little bit longer, she will. So she asks a question that surprises herself even as she asks it, "Kaia, I ever tell you bout the flying preacherman?"

    Set in the backlands of Jamaica, Augustown is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth.

    About the author

    KEI MILLER is the author of two previous novels, several poetry collections, and Fear of Stones and Other Stories, which was short-listed for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best First Book. In 2014, he won the Forward Prize for Best Poetry Collection for The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion. Born in Jamaica, he lives in London and teaches creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

    Book Details

    • ISBN: 9781101871614
    • Publisher: Pantheon Books
    • Hardcover: 256 pages
    • Language: English


Customers who bought this product also purchased

Add Me To Your
Special Offers
Mailing List

Sideboxbanner
Now in your cart  0 items