Unique Books to Gift for Christmas!

Hey book lovers!

This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving with our top books that encompass the culture and history of Trinidad and Tobago! These captivating books are perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones who cherish the magic of storytelling.

  1. “Children of the Eternal Mother” by Keon Francis

Embark on a thrilling journey as Keon Francis introduces us to Siwo and Roucou, the two prophesied individuals who hold the fate of their realm. Can they overcome adversity and save their world from a vengeful enemy? “Children of the Eternal Mother” weaves together adventure, folklore, traditional mas characters and historical figures native to Trinidad.

  1. “Broadway Nights: Mas on the Avenue” by James Baisden

Step into the vibrant world of southwestern Trinidad during the late 1970s-1980s with “Broadway Nights”. Written by James Baisden, this novel captures simple, everyday people living intriguing, sometimes complex lives.

  1. “The Underclass” by Michael Als

Michael Als takes you on a riveting journey through the harsh underbelly of the city in “The Underclass.” This novel exposes the struggles of individuals trying to make a living in a city with no mercy. A tale of faith, character, and survival, “The Underclass” is a gripping exploration of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

  1. “Those That Be in Bondage” by A.R.F. Webber

Travel back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Guyana, Tobago, and Trinidad with the first novel of Trinidad and Tobago, “Those That Be in Bondage”. Written by ARF Webber, this historical romance follows the lives of two generations of Waltons as they navigate the challenges of Indian indentures and work out their destinies in those countries.

  1. “The Mike Men” by Dr Primnath Gooptar

Dr. Primnath Gooptar takes the reader on a journey of the development of mike men and their cultural significance to the landscape of Trinidad and Tobago. Tracing its roots back to the 1940s, this book details the joy felt across the country as these performers traveled with portable public address systems, spreading happiness with Indian film songs.

This Christmas, give the gift of enchanting stories that will transport your loved ones to worlds filled with adventure, culture, and the magic of the holiday season. Visit our bookshop and make this festive season truly magical!

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