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The Pagoda

The Pagoda
Author: Patricia Powell
ISBN 13: 9780156008297
ISBN 10: 156008297
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Harvest Books
Publication Date: 1999-11-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $23.95

Set in turn-of-the-century Jamaica, this brilliantly original and exotic tale explores hidden identity in the tradition of Edwidge Danticat

Quarterly Black Review - Wendy Sealy

In The Pagoda, Ms. Powell vigorously engages Jamaica's then socioeconomic climate by portraying a figure who gets caught in the cross fires of a feuding Asian and African population. It is this tension which Ms. Powell skillfully dramatizes throughout her narration of Lowe's difficult life.