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Selvon, Samuel Dickson [Sam]locked

(1923–1994)
  • Kenneth Ramchand

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Selvon, Samuel Dickson [Sam] (1923–1994), novelist and short-story writer, was born on 20 May 1923 at 42–44 Mount Moriah Road, San Fernando, Trinidad, West Indies, the sixth of seven children of Bertwyn Fraser Selvon (1889–1951), cocoa merchant, and his wife, Daisy Irene Dickson (...

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