Karl and Other Stories

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Longman, 1994 - Fiction - 137 pages
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Set in Canada and Jamaica in the 1960s, Karl is the story of a young man's encounter with middle-class Jamaica. His story is contrasted with Kenneth's, who rejects all that the middle class has to offer. Other stories in this book reflect the lives of women from different social backgrounds.

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Karl a novella
5
A Nights Tale
75
Georgia and them there United States
94
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About the author (1994)

Velma Pollard was born in Jamaica in 1937. She lectures in language education at the University of the West Indies. She is the author of two collections of short stories, Considering Woman and Karl and Other Stories, and a novel, Homestretch. Her two collections of poetry, Crown Point and Other Poems and Shame Trees Don't Grow Here . . . but poincianas bloom, were both published by Peepal Tree.

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