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By L Cameron

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

The beginning of the booklet rests at the family’s relationships and values, yet reaches past to attract consciousness to the superficial values imposed via colonialism and the inculcation of those values by means of individuals to whom they weren't correct.

This booklet bears a similarity to Miguel highway, (one of the sooner works of the prolific Trinidad born VS Naipaul) that is additionally a suite of news concerning the easy yet colourful lives of characters on a road in Port of Spain albeit at an prior time (around 1940). additionally in either books, the tales are narrated by way of little ones who mature throughout 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 establish with the stories no matter if nuanced via own diversifications. whereas the tales are greatly humorous, the relevance of the narratives as ancient and socio-cultural rfile can't be neglected and is the entire extra sharpened in mild of the obliteration of a few of the values defined within the publication in today’s denizens of the very locales referenced.

Be ready to snuggle conveniently into hot stories of a time within the Caribbean whilst existence was once wrapped in child-like innocence, relatives, laughter and local bacchanal. …And Then We Laughed takes you on one of these trip! This cleverly woven collective narrative depicts the usually hilarious and occasionally heartbreaking moments that formed the tapestry of existence within the Guerin family. With candor and solid humor, the writer reminds readers approximately lifestyles in a colonized group, managed even more in detail and assuredly via the Catholic Church and the cascading tones of ones pores and skin than by way of its British imperialists. The layers of the radical and the textured lives of its characters make for a perfectly humorous, but interesting day trip into existence in that family members and in that time.

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