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Bust of american author John Steinbeck located in Monterey, California. Many of Steinbeck's novels take place in and around the Monterey area.

Great Writers of the 20th Century: John Steinbeck

In a way, each of Steinbeck’s novels is similar to a great painting that emotionally overwhelms the viewer. When the viewer moves closer and examines the brush-strokes, the painting is just a lot of colourful s...
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Island People – The Caribbean and the World

Joshua Jelly-SchapiroHardcover, 2017, 464 pagesPublisher: Canongate Books; Main editionISBN-10: 1782115587Clustered together in azure-blue waters are a collection of little islands whose culture...
Creole Belle

Book Review – Creole Belle

James Lee BurkeHardcover, 2012, 400 pagesPublisher: Hachette UKISBN-10: 1409108996This is a novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, acclaimed as 'one of the wonders of American crime fiction' (MAIL...
Beloved Outcast

Book Review – Beloved Outcast

Lorena DureauPaperback, 1987, 429 pagesPublisher: PaperjacksISBN-10: 0770105084Beautiful Nicole D’Arecenaux is unjustly accused of killing a gendarme and is sentenced to death by hanging. But he...
All Saints' Day Secrets

Book Reviews – All Saints’ Day Secrets

Author: Nicole LoughanCountry: Louisiana, USAGenre: Novel2013There is a new mystery on the bayou. Lisette, a beautiful Creole teenager, died on the last day of school in a boating accident. When...
Creole World

Book Review – Creole World

Author: Richard SextonCountry: New OrleansGenre: HistoryShotgun houses...vibrant street scenes...grand villas and mansions...colorful facades... they're all part of a historically rich, interconnect...

Pidgins and creoles – Ishtla Singh

Pidgins and creoles have always attracted a great deal of interest - academic and otherwise - but in recent decades they have become increasingly important as a field of linguistic inquiry.This book places ...

Creole Fires – Kat Martin

The Louisiana sun beat mercilessly on Nicole St. Claire just as fate, too, had been merciless. The once wealthy, flirtatious belle stood on the auction block to be sold as a servant. Her sensual figure disguise...
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Creolizing the Metropole – H. Adlai Murdoch

Creolizing the Metropole is a comparative study of postwar West Indian migration to the former colonial capitals of Paris and London. It studies the effects of this population shift on national and cultural ide...