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George Lamming, a giant of modern West Indian writing, dies | app

NEW YORK (AP) — George Lamming, a giant of postcolonial literature whose novels, essays and speeches influenced readers and peers in his native Barbados and around the world, has died at 94.

His death this month was confirmed by Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who said: “Wherever George Lamming went he embodied that voice and that spirit that screamed Barbados and the Caribbean. No cause of death was given.

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