- Number of Pages : 208
- Publisher : Penguin Classics
- Publication Date : 2020-01-12
- Weight : 157g
- Product Code : 9780241504390
- Dimension : 129 x 198 x 12 mm
Sam Selvon was born in San Fernando (Trinidad) in 1923 and worked in his homeland as a wireless operator and reporter. In 1950 he left Trinidad for the UK, where he established himself as a writer with A Brighter Sun (1952). Many other books followed, including his best-known novel, The Lonely Londoners (1956), and its two sequels, Moses Ascending (1975) and Moses Migrating (1983). He moved to Canada in the late 1970s and died in 1994.