Search - List of Books by Lawrence Scott
Total Books: 10
(born 1943) is a novelist from Trinidad & Tobago, currently living in London and Trinidad. He is presently a Senior Research Fellow at The Academy for the Arts, Letters, Culture and Public Affairs at the University of Trinidad & Tobago (UTT).
Scott is a descendant of Trinidad's French and German creoles and was educated by the Benedictine monks at Mount Saint Benedict before leaving for England as a young man. He now moves between London and Port of Spain.
He has published three novels:
- Witchbroom (1992), shortlisted for a Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best first Book (1993), read on BBC Book At Bedtime (1993).
- Aelred's Sin (1998), winner of the a Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book in Canada & Caribbean (1999).
- Night Calypso (2004), shortlisted for a Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book in Canada & the Caribbean (2005).
Scott has also written a collection of short stories, Ballad for the New World
(1994), which includes the prize-winning story "The House of Funerals" (Tom-Gallon Award, 1986).