A story of shanty-town life in Trinidad. Calvary Hill is the home of Aldrick Prospect, who lives for the carnival and his once-a-year chance to play dragon.
Here too live Miss Cleothilda, the ageing carnival queen, Philo the Calypsonian, and Fisheye, who flaunts his strength in the steel bands.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 19/01/1998
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571193172