Haiti, 1965 Francois Duvalier, Known As Papa Doc, Is The Impoverished Island Nation S Brutal Dictator Relentless Curfews, And Papa Doc S Terrifying Tonton Macoutes Militia, Have Made Life In Port Au Prince Increasingly Difficult For Struggling Taxi Driver Raymond L Eveill But It Is Raymond S Brother, Nicolas, A Wealthy Professor At The Local University, Who Is Stirring Up Trouble A Secret Manifesto Penned By Nicolas Is Rallying Opposition To Papa Doc After A Tip Off From A Disgruntled Student, Nicolas Home Is Raided And The Manifesto Discovered, Landing Him In Fort Dimanche, A Notorious, Disease Ridden Prison Many Enter But Few Ever Leave Meanwhile, Raymond S Wife Leaves Him, Taking Their Children And Escaping The Island With His Family Gone, Raymond Gets Himself Arrested As Part Of A Death Defying Plan To Break His Brother Out Of Jail.Fabienne Josaphat S Electric Prose Brings To Life A Horrifying And Not So Distant Time In Haiti S Past While Exploring The Best And Worst Of Humanity The Novel Examines Power S Tendency To Corrupt, The Impulse Of Nationalistic Pride, And, Above All, The Human Desire To Survive, While Describing In Rigorous Detail The Shocking Realities Of Life In The Baron S Shadow.
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- 256 pages
- Dancing in the Barons Shadow
- Fabienne Josaphat
- 05 June 2017 Fabienne Josaphat