Issue 42
(March/April 2000)

In this Issue:

Cover Illustration: Ramayana by Shalini Seereeram; watercolours on watercolour paper.

Issue 42

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Author: Louis Regis

Caribbean Bookshelf (March/April 2000)

James Ferguson on The Orchid House, Phyllis Shand Allfrey’s portrayal of a period that marked the decline of the colonial order, and the beginning of
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Top awardees in the CXC Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), 1999. Sheramie Ceballo is fourth from left, front row

Fiction: The Best short story of 1999

The story reprinted here won the award for best short story submitted during the Caribbean Examination Certificate CXC exam 1999. It was written by Sh
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Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Going Ramayn in Trinidad

Niala Maharaj on a traditional Trinidad therapy - the musical rendition of a sacred Hindu test, the Ramayana
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Photograph courtesy Ian Randle

Ian Randle: the Accidental Publisher

Jamaican publisher Ian Randle has braved uncertain times and a less than enthusiastic reading public to establish a successful publishing house.
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