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Written by St Leo’s College Library for Instagram on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

I found these 12 short stories to be a great introduction into Caribbean literature and folklore. Set mostly in Trinidad, the stories explore monsters living within us and also the ones we fear. [...] The gothic narratives were terrifyingly brilliant and I loved the way most stories would leave you wondering or guessing.

I found myself looking up places and cultural figures to get a real sense for the setting or the myths which were discussed. I felt this was done really well without ever feeling like it was a social or history lesson on Trinidad.

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Congratulations to Breanne Mc Ivor on her debut collection...

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