Lockdown is a stunning compilation of short stories set in a Caribbean context. They are a welcome change from the normal fairy tale, as they capture the joy and challenges of growing up in a rural Trinidad long ago. The vivid characterization, appealing setting, thrilling and electrifying plots as well as the adventurous and humorous themes bring these pieces to life. Reading quarantine collection is like viewing a Caribbean sunrise or sunset, playing mas, eating doubles, bathing in the river and watching a stick fight. For anyone who is intrigued by the Caribbean or those who are familiar and want to reminisce it is the ideal book. These stories will captivate you so that you are unable to put it down. You will find yourselves returning to these enthralling stories. Whatever your genre or passion these stories will excite and electrify. Lockdown is a necessary read.