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Coco Island

Christine Roseeta Walker

Cover of Coco Island by Christine Roseeta Walker
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Categories: 21st Century, British, Caribbean, First Collections, Women
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Paperback (96 pages)
(Due Apr 2024)
£11.99 £10.79
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  • Coco Island is an integrous first collection from the Jamaican poet and novelist Christine Roseeta Walker, exploring the bittersweet effects of a postcolonial world.
    Christine Roseeta Walker is a Jamaican poet and novelist living on the outskirts of Manchester, England. She studied Creative Writing at The University of Salford and the University of Manchester. Her debut novel, The Grass is Weeping, is a revenge tragedy set in Jamaica. She also works as a commissioned ... read more
     'Not least among the achievements of Christine Roseeta Walker's work is an enviable kind of literary alchemy. Her poems transmute the stuff of a Jamaican childhood and heritage into language which both invites and quietly disturbs.'
    Rachel Mann
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