At a glance:
- Author: Llewelyn Powys
- First Published: 1923
- Type of Work: Short stories
- Time of Work: Early twentieth century
- Genres: Short fiction
- Subjects: Suffering, Africa or Africans, Murder or homicide, Twentieth century, Europe or Europeans, Despair, Hope, Corruption, Cruelty, Fate or fatalism, Syphilis, Mortality
- Locales: Africa, Europe
Llewelyn Powys, the youngest of three brothers to achieve literary fame, was a rather gifted and remarkable British writer. He was educated at Cambridge, worked as a stock farmer in Kenya during World War I, and then moved to New York to work as a journalist for five more years. The stories in EBONY AND IVORY, many of which were published in the best magazines of the time, were written during his stay in Kenya and New York. They present perhaps the best and most representative examples of his outlook and art.
Powys’ outlook and art are very...
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