By L Cameron
The starting place of the e-book rests at the family’s relationships and values, yet reaches past to attract cognizance to the superficial values imposed by way of colonialism and the inculcation of those values by way of people to whom they weren't suitable.
This e-book bears a similarity to Miguel highway, (one of the sooner works of the prolific Trinidad born VS Naipaul) that's additionally a suite of reports concerning the easy yet colourful lives of characters on a highway in Port of Spain albeit at an past time (around 1940). additionally in either books, the tales are narrated through teenagers 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 reports whether nuanced through own adaptations. whereas the tales are greatly humorous, the relevance of the narratives as old and socio-cultural record can't be missed and is the entire extra sharpened in mild 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 with ease into hot stories of a time within the Caribbean while existence used to be wrapped in child-like innocence, relations, laughter and local bacchanal. …And Then We Laughed takes you on any such trip! This cleverly woven collective narrative depicts the customarily hilarious and infrequently heartbreaking moments that formed the tapestry of lifestyles within the Guerin loved ones. With candor and solid humor, the writer reminds readers approximately existence in a colonized group, managed even more in detail and assuredly by means of the Catholic Church and the cascading tones of ones pores and skin than via its British imperialists. The layers of the radical and the textured lives of its characters make for a perfectly humorous, but attention-grabbing expedition into existence in that kinfolk and in that time.
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