Aug 04, 2020
Kwaku
Posted by Roy A.K. Heath

Having begun life as Guyanan village idiot, Kwaku Cholmondeley quickly learned that he was perfect for the part A quick look round at his fellow men convinced him that there was much protection in idiocy, and that intelligence was like the plimpla palm, bearer of good fruit but afflicted with thorns But Kwaku still retains his childhood dreams of a glorious destiny andHaving begun life as Guyanan village idiot, Kwaku Cholmondeley quickly learned that he was perfect for the part A quick look round at his fellow men convinced him that there was much protection in idiocy, and that intelligence was like the plimpla palm, bearer of good fruit but afflicted with thorns But Kwaku still retains his childhood dreams of a glorious destiny and decides to set off on a search for the ideal wife, the perfect job and the easy life Roy Heath s brilliantly conceived and hugely enjoyable story follows his trials and tribulations as Kwaku, part conman and part holy fool, fanatically hustles and schemes his way to happiness, rising up and then being brought low by his joyously unbuttoned lip.

  • Title: Kwaku
  • Author: Roy A.K. Heath
  • ISBN: 9780714530239
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kwaku Having begun life as Guyanan village idiot Kwaku Cholmondeley quickly learned that he was perfect for the part A quick look round at his fellow men convinced him that there was much protection in idi

    Ocean Gebhardt

    This book had been on my wishlist for around 10 years, and I can t remember why I put it there, but I m really glad I did Admittedly, this is the first book I read that has anything to do with Guyana The slang is a bit hard to get used to, but the antics are constantly entertaining, the Guyanese backdrop is extremely interesting, and the story itself is very good and could be universal Frankly unlike anything I ve ever read.


    Susan

    Knew nothing of this author so was interested to read his entry in Wikopedia also the first book I ve read by an Guyanese author The dialect took some getting used to but this is a very engaging book Kwaku is a young boy raised by an uncle who has little use for him In his village and small community he is different, no poorer, with about the same education as others but just, as we would now call it poor social skills He talks too much, or too little, he s too unfriendly, or sometimes too frien [...]


    LauraJan Obermuller

    Good read



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