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The Fighting Maroons of Dominica
In this detailed and brilliantly researched book, Lennox Honychurch tells the enthralling and untold story of how the Maroons – escaped slaves – of the Caribbean island of Dominica challenged the colonial powers in a heroic struggle to create a free and self-sufficient society.
ISBN: 9780993108662 | paperback illustrated | £9.99 | publication: July 30 2017
About the Publisher
Papillote Press is a publishing house specialising in books about Dominica and by Dominicans. We publish a range of books, both fiction and non-fiction. We hope that these books reflect the culture and literary heritage of the island and make it known to a wider audience.
About the Author
Lennox Honychurch was born and raised in Dominica. A historian and anthropology graduate of Saint Hugh’s College, University of Oxford, he has published numerous books and academic papers on the history of Dominica and the wider Caribbean. An expert on all aspects of Dominica’s history and culture, his book, The Dominica Story, was the first history of the island. His most recent project was the restoration of Fort Shirley, at the Cabrits National Park, Dominica. He is also an artist and a poet. He lives in Dominica, his birthplace.