Caribbean Fiction

The countries and territories of the West Indies have histories and cultures that provide rich fodder for fiction. These novels are set in Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, and Trinidad. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Baldeosingh, Kevin. The Autobiography of Paras P. 1996.

Bowden, Susan. House of Shadows. 2003.

Brand, Dionne. At the Full and Change of the Moon. 1999.

Bruns, Don. Jamaica Blue. 2002. (Mystery BRU).

Carrington, Roslyn. A Thirst for Rain. 1999. (Romance CAR).

Cezair-Thompson, Margaret. The Pirate’s Daughter. 2007.

Channer, Colin. The Girl with the Golden Shoes. 2007.

Clarke, Austin. The Polished Hoe. 2003.

Farley, Christopher John. Kingston by Starlight. 2005.

Foster, Cecil. No Man in the House. 1991.

Glissant, Edouard. The Fourth Century. 2001.

Hemans, Donna. River Woman. 2002.

John, Marie-Elena. Unburnable. 2006.

Kincaid, Jamaica. Mr. Potter. 2002.

Levy, Andrea. Fruit of the Lemon. 1999.

Nunez, Elizabeth. Bruised Hibiscus. 2000.

Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea. 1996. Also available: Cassette

Scott, Lawrence. Night Calypso. 2004.

Spark, Debra. The Ghost of Bridgetown. 2001.

Stevenson, Jane. The Empress of the Last Days. 2003.

Stevenson, Jane. The Shadow King. 2002.

Winkler, Anthony C. The Duppy. 2008.