The Harder They Come (Paperback)

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Like the acclaimed film of the same title, this lyrical, lilting, densely textured novel is based on the exploits of the legendary Jamaican folk hero and reggae star Rhygin. With passion and precision, Michael Thelwell recounts Rhygin’s journey from a morally coherent rural universe to the teeming, predatory slums of Kingston, his rebellion against the poverty and corruption of postcolonial Jamaica, his blazing, simultaneous rise to the top of the charts and the Most Wanted list.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780802131386
ISBN-10: 0802131387
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: January 18th, 1994
Pages: 399
Language: English