Synopses & Reviews
FLY AWAY HOME and other Caribbean Stories is an unusual collection of boys' stories that would appeal equally to girls. The 'Huckleberry Finn' style adventures and escepades are set in easy-to-read narratives, all puntuated with undercurrents of humour. FLY AWAY HOME, the title story, centers on a boy with psychic ability, who could predict the time of death of his family and himself. The other stories focus on:- the fun and exuberance of cricket matches; the facination of boys with marble games, and revenge; a polio deformed boy's adventure in a canefield and; a river drama. About the Author Andy Mead was born in London in 1953. After spending much of his childhood in Jamaica, he returned to England in 1970.