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Beloved - Toni Morrison
Beloved
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Shifting in time between the years preceding the Civil War and the years immediately following it. "Beloved" is the story of how an escaped slave tries to overcome the tragic death of her daughter. Morrison's lyrical narrative weaves together the supernatural and the tangible, and the result is a... show more
Shifting in time between the years preceding the Civil War and the years immediately following it. "Beloved" is the story of how an escaped slave tries to overcome the tragic death of her daughter. Morrison's lyrical narrative weaves together the supernatural and the tangible, and the result is a dazzling achievement and a spellbinding reading experience.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452264465 (0452264464)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
5.0 It takes a village
to raise a child or banish a ghost. The end of the novel, the sense of strength, hope, community and forgiveness, repays the reader for the trauma endured and a story powerful enough to make tears flow like rivers. There are some truly incredible lines. The language Morrison uses is evocative an...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
5.0 Beloved / Toni Morrison
Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautif...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Halloween Bingo 2019: The Third Week
Well, the third week really hit my bingo experience out of the ballpark this year -- and not only because it finished with my first completed bingo; that was actually just the icing on the cake. But it included no less than three absolutely knock-out fabulous books, plus a fourth that was almost as...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Halloween Bingo 2019: The Third Week
Well, the third week really hit my bingo experience out of the ballpark this year -- and not only because it finished with my first completed bingo; that was actually just the icing on the cake. But it included no less than three absolutely knock-out fabulous books, plus a fourth that was almost as...
Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it
5.0 Beloved ★★★★★
This story is so full of rage and love and pain and grief, and I can’t do it justice with a review, except to say that it broke my heart and I am a little different for having read it. Hardcover version. This is one of those books that is absolutely not suited to audio, at least on the first readi...
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