Pioneering Unique Writer – an ‘Outstanding Thinker of Our Time’
‘Difference is the DNA of Social Relations’
RON RAMDIN is a pioneering writer and ‘outstanding thinker of our time.’ In scope and depth, through his sixteen books spanning six genres, and a play (featuring Sam Wanamaker, Paul Robeson and Shakespeare’s Othello) he has created a new path in British and World Literature.
His novels Rama’s Voyage and The Griot’s Tale have been highly praised. He is currently working on Fields of Lilac, his third novel. He is the recipient of the higher doctorate, the Doctor of Literature from the University of London.
His extraordinary autobiography TURNING PAGES is rated by readers as ‘absorbing’ ‘riveting’, ‘a masterpiece”. Given his long standing international literary career spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, Culture Pulse Magazine has published Ron Ramdin’s ON RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCE: An Original Essay in its entirety as Special Issue 44: ‘A Dedication to Ron Ramdin for his Contribution to Literature in the Diaspora’.
Ron Ramdin has been described as an ‘ Outstanding Thinker of Our Time.’ Culture Pulse Magazine
‘…through the written word and simultaneously the attempt to get a hold on the language, the Griot encounters the sublime…it is rare to meet with a literary work where the plot and the style are a message in themselves…where the search creates a melody that is read poetically between and beyond the words…’ – Ariella Atzmon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
‘…Today, I want to notice Turning Pages by Ron Ramdin, the Trinidadian/British writer. Its sub-title is The Extraordinary Autobiography of Ron Ramdin, and extraordinary it is, because of the author’s remarkable achievements…’ (Professor Bridget Brereton, Emeritus Professor of History, University of West Indies). ……read more
In this original Essay on human relations in the modern world, focusing on the evolutionary nature of his ideas and contradictions at the heart of the human condition, Ron Ramdin reveals a profound truth.
Verso Books has recently published a revised second edition of The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain with a new Introduction. On 16th April 2016 the TUC hosted an event An Audience with Ron Ramdin historian, biographer and author at their London headquarters as part of the 30th anniversary of the book. In October 2017 the book was launched at a sold out In Conversation With Ron Ramdin event at the British Library.
Black champion who is little known outside of book world
(article by Clara Arokiasamy on The Latest.com, 1st August 2009) … I should tell you about a man who has championed the contribution made to Britain by African and Asian Caribbean people yet is little known outside literary and Black political circles.... READ MORE ON THE LATEST.COM
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