By Johnny Coomansingh

Cocoa lady: a story approximately Cocoa property tradition within the British West Indies speaks of the pain, the discomfort, the agony, and what a tender guy now speculates to be the abuse he persisted whereas spending weekends and faculty holidays on his godmother’s cocoa plantation. on reflection, it was once not anything in need of baby slave hard work. He feels that he stomached “slave exertions” simply because he bought a morsel to consume. The abuse used to be greater than simply actual. Unknowingly, he suffered mental abuse.

Against the historical past of colonial domination and exploitation in Trinidad and Tobago, this e-book is poignant, direct, and to the purpose. It unleashes the spirit of the cocoa box and completely exposes the day-by-day menial rounds of creation, the endless chores, language idioms, village bacchanal, ideals, food, artifacts, folkways, and foibles that intertwined to represent cocoa property tradition. all of the characters within the tale got diversified monikers. such a lot of them at the moment are dead.

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