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Witchbroom

Welcome to a new edition of Witchbroom, Lawrence Scott’s first novel. Published in 1992 this is a visionary history of a Caribbean Spanish/French Creole family and an island over four centuries – to 20th-century independence. With an innovative tone and content, its carnival tales of crime and passion are told by the narrator Lavren, who is both male and female. WItchbroom was read by the author on the BBC programme Book at Bedtime and has received much praise for its pioneering literary qualities. Publication date: 30 April 2017

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