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Beloved by Toni Morrison



ISBN: 9780099511656 Category: Tags: , ,


Discover Toni Morrison’s most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature. ‘An American masterpiece’ AS Byatt It is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home Kentucky. Her dead baby daughter whose tombstone bears the single word Beloved returns as a spectre to punish her mother but also to elicit her love. Told with heart-stopping clarity melding horror and beauty Beloved is Toni Morrison’s enduring masterpiece. ‘Toni Morrison was a giant of her times and ours…”Beloved is a heartbreaking testimony to the ongoing ravages of slavery and should be read by all’ Margaret Atwood New York Times ‘The literary titan we must never stop learning from’ Metro Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction **One of the BBC’s 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

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Weight 245 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 22 mm
Attribute Value 1


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