A group of terrorists are planning a Christmas Eve attack in London.
|Statement||a novel by Clive Egleton|
|LC Classifications||PR6055.G55 D5 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||256 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||85040959|
The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace Paperback – January 2, by M. Scott Peck (Author)Cited by: About A Different Drummer. The stunning, thought-provoking first novel by a “lost giant of American literature” (The New Yorker) June, One hot afternoon in the backwaters of the Deep South, a young black farmer named Tucker Caliban salts his fields, shoots his horse, burns his house, and heads north with his wife and child. A Different Drummer is a bitter and sarcastic historical novel about the social heritage of slavery for white Americans and the former slaves. Kelly tells a story of Tucker Caliban, a . Nov 26, · A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley review – powerful and timely A reissued novel of the US civil rights era is belatedly – and deservedly – taking the literary world by stormAuthor: Arifa Akbar.
Summary and Analysis Chapter 1 - The State. Kelley opens the novel with a short description of an imaginary southern state, including an early history of Dewey Willson and a brief paragraph devoted to recent history, noting the exodus in June of all the blacks in the state. The Different Drum begins: "Community is rare." He purposely does not define community, but devotes the majority of the book describing its characteristics and how to acquire it. His ideas are idealistic, and leave the reader to conclude that community is not only rare, but, based on his principles, impossible/5. Nov 23, · A Different Drummer is a revelation. A story so vividly alive I closed the book a different person from the one who opened it. A vital classic of literature. (Polly Clark, author of Larchfield) Brilliant The rare first novel that makes future ones seem both inevitable and exciting/5(24). Mr. Kelley's timely allegory is climaxed by the ""strategic withdrawal"", first of Tucker Callban, then of Tucker's fellow Negroes, from an unnamed, typical cotton-belt state. The concern here is with the events which precipitated that exodus. ""Tucker was feeling his African blood"", surmise some town racists.
May 01, · His departure sets off an exodus of the state’s entire black population, throwing the established order into brilliant disarray. Told from the points of view of the white residents who remained, A Different Drummer stands, decades after its first publication in , as an extraordinary and prescient triumph of satire and spirit.4/5(1). A Different Drummer is a fascinating account of a man, weary of words and politicking, who makes a seemingly nonsensical decision in the eyes of society. And yet, as a response to centuries of Author: Sarah Gilmartin. Visit a knowledgeable independent book seller! A proudly independent community. bookstore for over forty-five years. We're open~~ Locust Street. Burlington Ontario L7S 1V3 A Different Drummer Books. Follow @DrummerBooks. Friday. nine to eight. Monday through Thursday. nine to six. Saturday. Oct 30, · A Different Drummer is a fascinating account of a man, weary of words and politicking, who makes a seemingly nonsensical decision in the eyes of society. And yet, as a response to centuries of injustice for his people, it proves an eminently sensible action.5/5(4).