by Federation of Family History Societies in association with the Centre for Metropolitan History in Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancs., England .
Written in English
|Statement||Jeremy Gibson and Heather Creaton.|
|Genre||Bibliography, Union lists.|
|LC Classifications||Z5313.G69 L664 1999, CS436.L7 L664 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||40 p. :|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||00362459|
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Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners exists in the tradition of Caribbean Migrant Literature, a genre interested in ideas of migration, integration, and postcolonialism. One lesser-known predecessor of The Lonely Londoners is George Lamming’s The Emigrants, a book about Caribbean migration to London and the various trials and tribulations that people face when trying to acclimate to new cultures. The book also explores the broader effects of the Fire in the rest of the country, as well as how the Great Fire continued to be an important polemical tool into the eighteenth century. Sam Selvon, The lonely londoners. The Lonely Londoners doesn’t follow a straightforward plotline—instead, it describes the experiences of a group of West Indian immigrants living in London in the s through a series of loosely connected vignettes. In an episodic style, the unnamed narrator focuses primarily on Moses, an immigrant from Trinidad who has lived in London for roughly six years. The The Lonely Londoners Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and Author: Samuel Selvon.