How to Escape from a Leper Colony

How to Escape from a Leper Colony

An enthralling debut collection from a singular Caribbean voice

For a leper, many things are impossible, and many other things are easily done. Babalao Chuck said he could fly to the other side of the island and peek at the nuns bathing. And when a man with no hands claims that he can fly, you listen.

The inhabitants of an island walk into the sea. A man passes a jail cell's window, shouldering a wooden cross. And in the international shop of coffins, a story repeats… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (August 07, 2012)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English


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