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9781845231941

Fault Lines

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  • ISBN13:

    9781845231941

  • ISBN10:

    1845231945

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2012-08-24
  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Pr Ltd
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Summary

With verbal urgency and visionary imagination, this collection features the work of one of the Caribbean's most important poets. Presenting what life is like on a small island, vulnerable to the wounded thrashings of world capitalism in crisisan island where livelihoods are destroyed at the flourish of a Brussel bureaucrat's pen; where Paradise is a tourist cruise ship that reminds the people of their neocolonial status; and where global consumerism has poisoned the ambitions of the young into drugs, crime, and violencethese candid poems are a warning of the perils fragmenting societies and ecologies.

Author Biography

Kendel Hippolyte is a poet, a playwright, and a director. He is the author of five books of poetry, including Birthright and Night Vision, and his writing has been featured in various journals, such as the Greenfield Review and the Massachusetts Review, as well as in the anthologies Caribbean Poetry Now and Voiceprint.

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