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Duppy Stories (Paperback) Loot Price: R177
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Duppy Stories (Paperback): David Brailsford

Duppy Stories (Paperback)

David Brailsford

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List price R230 Loot Price R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 You Save R53 (23%)

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This delightful book is written by the Englishman, married to a Jamaican woman who exposed him to the stories of duppies and supernatural happenings in her hometown, Porus, Manchester and different parts of Jamaica. The range of stories encompasses tales from Porus and Redberry, and Old Harbour in St. Catherine, and recalls the aftermath of the Kendall Train crash ( Jamaica's worst rail diaster). The book is a potpourri of authentic stories, some true, some ugly and sinister, some amusing. The book brings back all the childhood years of ghosts, gremlins and rolling calves, and brings to life the underbelly of a country devoutly religious, but yet open to the world of the 'bush doctor', replete with spirits and duppies.

General

Imprint: Lmh Publishing
Country of origin: Jamaica
Release date: May 2002
First published: June 2001
Authors: David Brailsford
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 146
ISBN-13: 978-976-8184-22-1
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
Books > Fiction > Special features > Graphic novels
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Myths & mythology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions > Customs & folklore > Folklore
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Myths & mythology
LSN: 976-8184-22-1
Barcode: 9789768184221

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