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The humming-bird tree

Ian McDonald

The humming-bird tree

by Ian McDonald

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIan McDonald.
SeriesCaribbean writers series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063 A169 H8
The Physical Object
Pagination6, 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20880000M
ISBN 100435989340

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London: Heinemann. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Retired library book, but with fairly moderate markings. Laminated cover, small spine sticker, jacket attached to book, two stamps, & back pocket Book Edition: First Edition.   Directed by Noella Smith. With Patrick Bergin, Susan Wooldridge, Tom Beasley, Desha Penco. A story of first love set in Trinidad in the s/10(26).


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The Hummingbird Tree book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Hummingbird Tree” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving He wrote poems, short stories, a novel "The Humming-Bird Tree" (), and an one-act play, "The Tramping Man" ().

Books by Ian McDonald/5. The were friends no matter the looks or the different environments they came from Themes in a humming bird tree are quite simple actually. They are class and social status, love and friendships, home environment and nature.

he major themes in The Humming-Bird Tree () are tradition, colonialism, love and relationships, and the most dominant. In he became CEO of the Sugar Association of the Caribbean. His poems and short stories have been widely published and anthologised, and his play The Tramping Man has been frequently staged.

His award-winning The Humming-Bird Tree was first published inand in was made into a BBC film shot in by: 1. The answer to this question can be found in the preface of this excellent novel concerning growing up and the loss of innocence.

Alan describes a particular tree that attracted hummingbirds to it. The novel Hummingbird Tree, written by Ian McDonald takes its setting in post-colonial Trinidad.

It centres on an East Indian village that shows the disparity in the society where whites are at. Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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My experience with the book has been quite an enjoyable one and it has taught me many things. In The Humming-Bird Tree, Alan, of British descent, is growing up in Trinidad. His friends are the natives of the island. His first sweetheart is a beautiful girl who is a native of the island. Ian McDonald (born 18 April ) is a Caribbean-born writer who describes himself as "Antiguan by ancestry, Trinidadian by birth, Guyanese by adoption, and West Indian by conviction." His ancestry on his father's side is Antiguan and Kittitian, and Trinidadian on his mother’s only novel, The Hummingbird Tree, first published inis considered a classic of.

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My Book Report Title: The Humming Bird Tree Author: Ian MacDonald Publisher: Macmillan Education Date of publication: The main characters are Alan Holmes, Kaiser and Jaillin. The story takes place in Trinidad, in the earlier part of the.

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The Humming-Bird tree is a Trinidadian symbol of the Garden of Eden. The novel's Adam and Eve are a white Creole Trinidadian boy of eleven and.

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They share a first love that is destined to fail, poisoned by. Ooohhh Hummingbird. I still don't know how I feel about this book. It started off pretty slow, the heroine was a prissy prude for most of the book and the hero was a little too rough with the lady for my taste.

They had many physical altercations and the hero tried forcing her to /5. Alan The story is told by Alan who is also the central character in the novel. Most of it is told by the older Alan in flashback. Through-out the novel the servants and villagers refer to him as 'Master Alan' although he is a child, this has to do with the social climate at the time.

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It is a fast-growing tree. The leaves are regular and rounded and the flowers white, red or : Fabaceae.London: Heinemann, Uncorrected proof. Octavo, non-pictorial card covers. Book just a little leaned; bit of soiling to covers; spine a bit yellowed, with a inch split at lower rear spine fold neatly repaired; page edges yellowed, with a bit of foxing; in all, a good, uncreased copy of the Trinidad-born Guyanese poet's first novel.

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