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By L Cameron

ISBN-10: 0615671527

ISBN-13: 9780615671529

This sequence of brief tales with a enormously Caribbean style, explores facets of lifestyles in a relations in Trinidad within the Sixties. It recounts delightfully humorous, poignant, inspiring, nostalgic occasions concerning the humans within the family’s intimate circle in addition to these at the outer edge in their lives.

The starting place of the publication rests at the family’s relationships and values, yet reaches past to attract cognizance to the superficial values imposed via colonialism and the inculcation of those values by means of people to whom they weren't suitable.

This e-book bears a similarity to Miguel road, (one of the sooner works of the prolific Trinidad born VS Naipaul) that's additionally a set of reports concerning the uncomplicated yet colourful lives of characters on a road in Port of Spain albeit at an previous time (around 1940). additionally in either books, the tales are narrated by means of childrens who mature in the course of the narration of the stories.

The tales evoke nostalgia in readers of comparable backgrounds and pique the curiosity of others. Readers will locate that the tales strike responsive chords at many junctures, as they determine with the stories whether nuanced by means of own adaptations. whereas the tales are drastically humorous, the relevance of the narratives as ancient and socio-cultural rfile can't be missed and is the entire extra sharpened in gentle of the obliteration of a few of the values defined within the ebook in today’s denizens of the very locales referenced.

Be ready to snuggle conveniently into hot stories of a time within the Caribbean while existence used to be wrapped in child-like innocence, kin, laughter and local bacchanal. …And Then We Laughed takes you on this kind of trip! This cleverly woven collective narrative depicts the usually hilarious and infrequently heartbreaking moments that shaped the tapestry of existence within the Guerin loved ones. With candor and strong humor, the writer reminds readers approximately existence in a colonized neighborhood, managed even more in detail and elegantly through the Catholic Church and the cascading tones of ones epidermis than by way of its British imperialists. The layers of the unconventional and the textured lives of its characters make for a perfectly humorous, but attention-grabbing day trip into lifestyles in that family members and in that time.

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