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Island in the Sun by Alec Waugh

Island in the Sun by Alec Waugh

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Island in the Sun

by Alec Waugh

Cassell & Company , 1956 [First Edition], hardcvoer

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, remainder line at bottom fore-edge, previous owners inscription clipped from front fly-leaf, date remains, minor lean (see photographs)

"To the casual visitor Santa Marta is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures of travel agents: an island where the sun shines throughout the year on the sandy beaches of innumerable coves, on the cane-fields and coconut plantations, on the shingled hits of the peasant villages and the fine houses of the white planters handed down through generation after generation, from the Sugar Barons of a past century. But this was not how the newspaper columnist, Bradshaw, saw it when he arrived on his first trip to the Caribbean. Bradshaw found Santa Marta a smouldering volcano."

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