The Obeah Man: A Novel
Carnival Day, Tuesday: Port of Spain, Trinidad. Into this heady bacchanalian atmosphere, filled with men and women seeking the sinful anonymity of costumes, in street processions gyrating to the music of steel bands and in bars packed beyond capacity, where menace seems familiar but lurks in unkown places - comes the Obeah Man, Zampi, in search of the beautiful Zolda.
By the time the festivities are over, disaster has struck, and the powerful but good Obeah Man Zampi has learnt an all too human lesson in love.
"A brilliant revelation of the dark reality under a lively Caribbean surface, "The Obeah Man " combimes the humour of Samuel Selvon, the pathos of George Lamming and the irony of V S Naipaul all in one."
..". a compelling story of living in changing times ... its message and impressions are long lasting ... "The Obeah Man" is a very human story."
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Review: The Obeah Man, theUser Review - Kate - Goodreads
Contrary to the common theme in many Carribbean books which centre around pride in ethnicity, whether African, Indian or Chinese, this book embraces idea that there is strength and potential for ... Read full review