Top 10 books about Trinidad and Tobago

Written by Claire Adam for The Guardian on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

These short stories are often sobering: a pathologist is asked to lie about a boy killed on government orders; a 17-year-old boy sits in a car at dusk, waiting to kidnap a woman; a gangster tells his story from beyond the grave. It honestly reflects contemporary Trinidad and Tobago society, with its racial tensions, still-open wounds of history, undercurrents of folklore and the supernatural.