by Earl Lovelace, an award-winning Trinidadian novelist, journalist, playwright, and short story writer.
the martial arts dancer, Aldrick Prospect, fights the commercialization
of the Mardi Gras carnival. Sick to see the country's traditions
destroyed-- warrior contests have been replaced by games for tourists--
he joins a coup d'etat, serves a stint in jail and never dances again.
Join Milla Riggio, Professor of English, emerita, Trinity College, facilitator for tonight's discussion.
All readers are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the library one month prior to the discussion date. Registration is appreciated.