Salt by Earl Lovelace

The novel explores the life and struggles of Alford George, a man from the Caribbean island of Trinidad, as he seeks to define his identity and purpose beyond the colonial legacy and societal expectations. Through his journey, the book delves into themes of cultural heritage, personal freedom, and the quest for meaningful existence amidst the socio-political changes of post-colonial Trinidad. The narrative interweaves the stories of various community members, reflecting on how history, race, and politics shape individual lives and collective experiences.

The 5943rd greatest book of all time


Published
1996
Nationality
Unknown
Type
Fiction
Pages
256
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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