JAMAICAN GREATS, by Thibault Ehrengardt.
Jamaican Greats (Hard Copy)
Beware! Jamaica is no fairy tale country. Lives down there can be great, bad or ugly - this is naked life! But one good thing about reading - when it hurts, you feel the pain.
10 PORTRAITS to portray a boiling island with "larger than life" characters. Musicians, politicians or criminals rub elbow in this explosive gallery of Jamaican portraits.
- MARCUS GARVEY, In His Own Counrty
- CLAUDIUS HENRY, The Repairer of the Breach
- LEWIS HUTCHINSON, First Serial Killer
- VIVIAN YABBY YOU JACKSON, Born Strange, Born Free
- BOB MARLEY, The Skipper
- VINCENT RYGHIN' MARTIN, The Two-Gun Killer
- HENRY MORGAN, Sir Ain't No Saint
- EDWARD SEAGA, Blind Man With A Pistol
- TACKY, Not Enough with You, Mr. Long!
- TREVOR WILSON, Johnny-Too-Bad.
"From the opening salvo, Jamaican Greats simmers, boils and explodes. It is a hell of a literary ride - a juggernaut of an undertaking that demands detail, reflection and literary bite. And author Thibault Ehrengardt nails it." (The Gleaner)