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Set 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.

About the Author

Harold Sonny Ladoo was born and grew up in Trinidad. He emigrated to Canada in 1968, where he published No Pain Like This Body. Shortly afterwards, in 1973, Ladoo died an untimely and violent death on a visit home to Calcutta Settlement, Trinidad. He was twenty-eight. Ladoos novel Yesterdays appeared posthumously in 1974.

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ISBN:
9781770893740
Author:
Ladoo, Harold Sonny
Publisher:
House of Anansi Press
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
A List
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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