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Serpents in the Sun | [Hugh B. Cave]

Serpents in the Sun

The Bennett family moved to Jamaica after inheriting a coffee plantation in the Blue Mountains. This novel covers three generations of their lives, loves, triumphs and failures as the build an amazing, profitable plantation, producing some of the finest coffee in the world, and then run afoul of history. This novel , in many ways, parallels the amazing life of it's author, Hugh B. Cave, who owned a plantation on the last road into the Blue Mountains in Jamaica, only to lose it to the government.
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The Bennett family moved to Jamaica after inheriting a coffee plantation in the Blue Mountains. This novel covers three generations of their lives, loves, triumphs and failures as the build an amazing, profitable plantation, producing some of the finest coffee in the world, and then run afoul of history. This novel , in many ways, parallels the amazing life of it's author, Hugh B. Cave, who owned a plantation on the last road into the Blue Mountains in Jamaica, only to lose it to the government, along with the small fortune he'd built.

This novel, published posthumously, was the last great work in the career of one of America's most prolific authors, winner of multiple awards for his fiction, prolific beyond belief in the days of the pulps, and then the 'slicks' like The Saturday Evening Post and Boy's Life, through propaganda novels during the war years and finally through a series of short stories and novels in his latter years that will forever endear him to lovers of genre fiction. Serpents in the Sun is a novel that consumed years of Cave's life - and contains generations. It is one of his finest works, available now for the first time.

This will be a Crossroad Press production.

©2011 The Irrevocable Estate of Hugh B. Cave, Joe Testa, Trustee (P)2012 David N. Wilson

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    What made the experience of listening to Serpents in the Sun the most enjoyable?

    A novel based upon history in the Dark days of Haiti and Jamaica. This action packed book was the last by Award Winning Hugh B. Cave


    What did you like best about this story?

    Made me more aware of the struggles at that time frame...in the 50s


    Have you listened to any of Kenneth Campbell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes...he really draws you into the story where you don't even realize you are listening to him. Accents of the characters are great but subtle not to interfere with the flow.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Lots of emotion and some humor.


    Any additional comments?

    Narration moved the book along with multiple voices and emotions and was drawn into the story

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