|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Peepal Tree Press, Limited|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
Told by Manu, this novel journeys through 18th-century London and Demerara in British Guiana, recounting experiences that might be dreamed or remembered. With a diverse cast—including slaves, lowly women on the make, lustful overseers, sodomites, and pious Jews—these characters come alive from artist William Hogarth’s engravings; Hogarth himself also appears as a drunkard official artist in Demerara, from whom the slave...