The Chieftain's Carnival

All the stories in this anthology are based on actual historical events: the title story features three very well-known personalities from Carnival 1930; a fictitious event on Columbus's first voyage to the Caribbean is dramatised in 'Duel in the Sun': the Red House fire of 1903, which can be said to have lit the road to Trinidad and Tobago's independence, is featured in 'Run Eva Run' to name a few. As readers, we are granted fascinating insight, not only into each of the real situations, but also into their effects on everyday people some of which are still being felt today.