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Oonya Kempadoo

Oonya Kempadoo Thomas Langdon

Oonya Kempadoo was born in England to Guyanese parents. She has lived in Europe and on various islands in the Caribbean. Her first novel, Buxton Spice, was published in 1998 to great acclaim. Her second novel, Tide Running, won the prestigious Casa de las Americas Literary Prize for best English or Creole novel. Kempadoo lives in St. George’s, Grenada.

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Tide Running

Oonya Kempadoo

A striking and sensuous novel set in the contemporary Caribbean, by one of fiction's bright new starsOn the island of Tobago, Cliff, a young man from the poor town of Plymouth, watches...

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All Decent Animals

Oonya Kempadoo

Oonya Kempadoo’s moving third novel, All Decent Animals, looks at the personal and aesthetic choices of a multifaceted cast of characters on the Caribbean island of Trinidad—a...

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