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A selection of hand-curated books by the Peepal Tree team

Our top 20 Caribbean books for Christmas 2016!

Enjoy this top twenty selection of new and favourite books, all with perfect gift potential: Thrillers, literary fiction, cookery, magical realism, poetry, and lots more...

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Food and Cooking

Descriptions of food and eating in Anglophone Caribbean writing have so much to say about belonging and unbelonging, about identity, ethnicity, class, gender, migrancy, exile, food as a token and signifier of communicative exchange, food as a passageway to sensuality and sex, eating as an external sign of inner feelings, food as sacrament.

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21st Century Caribbean

Completely up-to-the-minute treatments of the contemporary Caribbean with its many contradictions. These are not the versions of the Caribbean you'll read about in holiday tourist brochures!

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Caribbean Gothic

“We always knew that the dismantling of the colonial paradigm would release strange demons from the deep, and that these monsters might come trailing all sorts of subterranean material” Stuart Hall

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