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MEMOIR OF A MAGNIFICENT MEDICINE MAN

Reginald Massey’s review The inhabitants of India were always reluctant to ‘cross the black waters’ but the vast British empire welcomed, indeed enticed, Indians to work in distant parts of the planet, from the Fiji islands to the West Indies, from Natal to Guiana. Hence the far flung Indian diaspora which on the whole has flourished. Mr Biswas started…

Reginald Massey’s Book Page: Glass Scissors and Zamorins

By Reginald Massey Glass Scissors by Bobby Nayyar When one reports about diasporic writing one always expects screeds about how lovely things were ‘back home’ in warmer climes and how there are painful periods of readjustment in cold, grey and unwelcoming Britain. However, Bobby Nayyar’s collection of poems Glass Scissors (Limehousebooks.co.uk: hello@limehousebooks.co.uk) is a refreshing…

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