In this revised and extended edition of Castaway and Other Tales From Mauritius, the author of the best-selling trilogy – Tales from Mauritius, More Tales From Mauritius and Further Tales from Mauritius – once again delights us with 11 original and captivating story. This time the author does not restrict himself to the island of Mauritius. In Castaway, the action takes place in the remote island-archipelago of St Brandon where a fugitive is hiding. In Letter To My Beloved, we follow a youth to Oxford where he discovers that love can have many different forms. A Marriage Made in Heaven’s is the fascinating story of a Muslim guy who goes to India to discover that God writes straight with crooked lines. Punjabi Football Masala is a rambunctious story about Mauritian students in Punjab. Fishy Stories shares with us a dramatic spear-fishing experience, whilst Monarch Of The Forest takes us to the heart of the Mauritian forest land in the company of a hunter who loves hunting and hates killing. The Struggle Is Never Over is the story of one of the greatest freedom fighters of the island; whilst The Minister And The Artist is the hilarious story of a latter-day politician who has to reckon with the incompetence of his staff. Jonah is the story of a teenager who comes into his town after he is sent down from a 5-star college; whilst in Dancing in the Rain we share the tribulations of an aging couple in a fast-pased environment In A New Beginning we follow a group of survivors to a mysterious planet that holds out the promise of a better world. Ramdoyal’s stories are little ‘dramas’ which are interesting in their own right, but when taken together, they reveal in the soul of an island which is unique and fascinating. In Castaway and Other Tales From Mauritius Ramdoyal confirms once again his standing as one of the best story-tellers of Mauritius.