The Family Mansion
By Anthony C. Winkler
(Akashic Books, Paperback, 9781617751660, 224pp.)
Publication Date: May 2013
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An illuminating and unflinching novel exploring England's nineteenth-century colonization of Jamaica.
Anthony C. Winkler: Anthony C. Winkler was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1942 and is widely recognized as one of the island’s finest and most hilarious exports. His first novel, The Painted Canoe, was published in 1984 to critical acclaim. This was followed by The Lunatic (1987; Akashic Books, 2007), which was turned into a feature film, then The Great Yacht Race (1992), Going Home to Teach (1995), The Duppy (1997), Dog War (2007), and God Carlos (2012). He lives with his wife in Atlanta, Georgia.