They Never Told Me And Other Stories In this collection award winning author Austin Clarke has caught in his characters a sweet longing for youth and an anxiety stricken rage at old age an immigrant s longing for a placid lost home a

  • Title: They Never Told Me: And Other Stories
  • Author: Austin Clarke
  • ISBN: 9781550963595
  • Page: 373
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this collection, award winning author Austin Clarke has caught, in his characters, a sweet longing for youth and an anxiety stricken rage at old age an immigrant s longing for a placid, lost home and his lust for a new high speed motorcar life and an intellectual s sense of empowerment by black history even as he watches what little he knows about such history engulfIn this collection, award winning author Austin Clarke has caught, in his characters, a sweet longing for youth and an anxiety stricken rage at old age an immigrant s longing for a placid, lost home and his lust for a new high speed motorcar life and an intellectual s sense of empowerment by black history even as he watches what little he knows about such history engulf him These are intense and private lives made public by the force of their individual voices, voices that may be rambunctious and fractious but that are, nonetheless, elegant in their intent and humor and their acceptance that is never acquiescence The volume also includes a prose portrait of Austin Clarke by acclaimed author Barry Callaghan.

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    About “Austin Clarke

    1. Austin Clarke says:

      Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke was a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario He has been called Canada s first multicultural writer.Clarke had his early education in Barbados and taught at a rural school for three years In 1955 he moved to Canada to attend the University of Toronto but after two years turned his hand to journalism and broadcasting He was a reporter in the Ontario communities of Timmins and Kirkland Lake, before joining the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a freelance journalist He subsequently taught at several American universities, including Yale, Duke and the University of Texas.In 1973 he was designated cultural attach at the Barbadian embassy in Washington, DC He was later General Manager of the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation in Barbados 1975 1977.Returning to Canada, in 1977 he ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the Ontario election He was writer in residence at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec and at University of Western Ontario.From 1988 to 1993 he served on the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.



    2 thoughts on “They Never Told Me: And Other Stories

    1. I'm a fan of Austin Clarke and expected to like these stories better but really only liked the title story

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