Sample Reviews of Deonandan’s Fiction

  • Deonandan’s prose is quirky and engaging… amusing and incisive.” -The Globe and Mail
  • “An endless fountain of fertile imagination.” -Pagitica Magazine
  • “[Deonandan] creates each line like a work of art.” -India Currents Magazine
  • “Brilliant characterization and dialogue.” -Canadian Author Magazine
  • “What works clearly in [Deonandan’s] favour is the power of the imagination, a certain freshness.” -Stabroek News
  • “[Deonandan] tells stories in such an unpretentious fashion that one is left wondering about the unbearable lightness of his craftsmanship.” -The Caribbean Writer
  • “Deonandan is at his best when he draws from the material closest to his traditions.” -University of Toronto Quarterly
  • “Like other writers of South Asian background such as Michael Ondaatje, Cyril Dabydeen, Sasenarine Persaud, and Zulfikar Ghose, Deonandan helps readers to understand the enormous cultural diversity of our hemisphere.” -Americas Magazine
  • “There seems no reason why Deonandan could not join… Rohinton Mistry, Michael Ondaatje, and Anita Rau Badami.” -India Abroad

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