Auteur: Toni Morrison
Uitgever: Vintage Publishing
Afmetingen: 22x196x132 mm
Gewicht: 246 gram
Genre: Fictie, Literatuur
**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**
Discover Toni Morrison's most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature.
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' MetroWinner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction
'An American masterpiece' AS Byatt