Kemosha of the Caribbean


by Wheatle, Alex | Caribbean islands
Published 03/02/2022 by Andersen Press Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 320 pages

ISBN: 9781839131219 Category:


Nominated for the Carnegie Medal for Writing’A vivid and powerful story … Another tour de force by Alex Wheatle, a truly gifted storyteller’ David OlusogaKemosha and her brother have lived their whole lives in slavery. Sold away to work in lawless Port Royal, Kemosha takes her chance to escape brutal treatment. With fortune on her side, Kemosha befriends Ravenhide, a man with a mysterious past who teaches her the art of swordfighting, and introduces her to the beautiful runaway Isabella.

Yet Kemosha’s greatest test yet is upon the deck of the Satisfaction: the notorious Captain Morgan’s ship. His next adventure on the high seas could be the making of Kemosha – and her one chance to earn enough pieces of eight to buy the freedom of her brother…

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Weight 0.26 kg