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Schwarz-Bart, Simone

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1938-    ) French-born author, in Guadeloupe from infancy, married to André Schwarz-Bart; of sf interest is Ti Jean L'horizon (1979; trans Barbara Bray as Between Two Worlds 1981), an Equipoisal tale tracing the life of a folk hero in mythological and sf terms; the great cloud that darkens Guadeloupe may be deemed allegorical of white Imperialism, but is described in terms which allow a literal reading. [JC]

Simone Schwarz-Bart

born Saintes, Charente-Maritime, France: 8 January 1938


  • Ti Jean L'horizon (Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1959) [binding unknown/nonpictorial]
    • Between Two Worlds (New York: Harper and Row, 1981) [trans by Barbara Bray of the above: hb/]


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