Happy belated Birthday to the ground-breaking Trindadian writer, Sam Selvon, born 20 May 1923.

Moses Ascending

Sam Selvon’s “Moses Ascending” depicts West Indian Immigration in England. Moses, a Trinidadian who has been in England for some years now represents immigrants who come from all corners of the world to seek a better life. Like many immigrants he is hard-working.

After years of living in a dingy basement he saves up enough money to buy a house. Moses calls this his dream house in the beginning of the book but later on he realizes that the house is a piece of garbage.

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