No Pain Like This Body

Harold Sonny Ladoo

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 01-07-2021

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‘A masterpiece of hurt’ The New York TimesSet in the Eastern Caribbean at the beginning of the twentieth century, No Pain Like this Body describes the perilous existence of a poor rice-growing family during the August rainy season.

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SKU: 9781784877026

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‘A masterpiece of hurt’ The New York TimesSet in the Eastern Caribbean at the beginning of the twentieth century, No Pain Like this Body describes the perilous existence of a poor rice-growing family during the August rainy season. Their struggles to cope with illness, a drunken and unpredictable father, and the violence of the elements end in unbearable loss.Through vivid, vertiginous prose, and with brilliant economy and originality, Ladoo creates a fearful world of violation and grief, in the face of which even the most despairing efforts to endure stand out as acts of courage.

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Dimensions 129 × 178 mm
Page Count 170