Two Years in the French West Indies

Two Years in the French West Indies

by Lafcadio Hearn

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 28/05/2019


An often referred to and well-respected account, mainly on Martinique, but also on Trinidad, St. Pierre, St. Kitt's, St. Lucia, Granada, etc. The author is most well-known for his works on Japan. A series of light, amusing and evocative sketches of Martinique at the end of the 19th century. This tells of the two years the author lived in the West Indies in the late 1880's. An appendix includes some Creole melodies and the illustrations are interesting'.

Travel & holiday
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
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Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) was instrumental in introducing Western readers to Japanese culture and literature. Raised in Dublin and a longtime resident of the United States, the writer, translator, and teacher adopted Japanese citizenship and served as Professor of English Literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo.

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