Banjo: A Story without a Plot


Author: Claude McKay

Publisher: New York; London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929

Description: McKay draws on his personal experiences living in France to depict dockworkers and drifters in the port town of Marseilles. The novel follows one group of beach boys, combining semi-autobiographical accounts of their pleasure-seeking lifestyle with their conversations about race relations and race politics, in France and abroad.

Note: First edition