Fascinating Caribbean homage to Hemingway

Carnival, ,by Robert Antoni, Faber & Faber, €16.05.

29th April, 2006

Carnival, ,by Robert Antoni, Faber & Faber, €16.05.

Trinidadian author Robert Antoni won widespread acclaim - and a Commonwealth Best Book Award - for his debut novel, Davina Trace, a lyrical study of the myths underlying Caribbean culture that was written in an approximation of its dialect.

His latest book, Carnival (also nominated for a Commonwealth award), looks at the contemporary travails of a white Trinidadian author who returns home from self-imposed exile in New...

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