The Family Mansion (Paperback)

By Anthony C. Winkler

Akashic Books, 9781617751660, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013



An illuminating and unflinching novel exploring England's nineteenth-century colonization of Jamaica.

About the Author

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.