Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
"A sensitive, sharp set of intelligences--intellectual, to be sure, but prevailingly emotional, too--reside in the makeup of these essays...these pieces are moulded in resistance, bolstered by history, suffused in poetry: each of them is a delight."
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"Glave's prose is a thing of poetry, passion, beauty, and clarity in its compelling appeal for the space of human love and tolerance. A joy to read."
--Ngugi wa Thiong'o, author of Dreams in a Time of War
"Glave's voice resonates in the plucked string holding each sentence together, an echo of James Baldwin and Jean Genet; his language carries the full freight of witness...His language is seductive and regenerative, critical and humanizing, almost mathematically gauged and encompassing, and it never fails to hold us accountable. But alongside the terror we witness, moments of sheer beauty seethe out of the landscape--not as a balm, but as needful epistles of reflection...Glave has done a heroic deed."
--Yusef Komunyakaa, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Neon Vernacular
"Glave is a gifted stylist...blessed with ambition, his own voice, and an impressive willingness to dissect how individuals actually think and behave."
--New York Times Book Review
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