William Fletcher is an aspiring novelist who has come to New York to escape his affluent West Indian roots. A chance meeting in a Greenwich Village bar reunites him with two of his childhood companions: Laurence, who left the poverty of his village to become an Oxford scholar and poet, and the vivacious Rachel, William's second cousin and first love. Together the three make a liquor-soaked pledge to return "home" to Trinidad for the annual carnival. As the festival's ecstasy slides into a fog of ganja, alcohol, and endless ...

Carnival 2006, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571227853

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Carnival 2005, Grove Press, Black Cat, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802170057

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