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by Bernardine Evaristo
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rameau's ramblings
rameau's ramblings rated it 3 years ago
In theory, this book should be brilliant. In practice, it's not. And I can't quite pinpoint why the alternative history doesn't work for me. Is it because, although Evaristo changed the location names—still highly recognisable—she kept every oppressive symbol white people have used and created aga...
Riva's Reads
Riva's Reads rated it 2049 years ago
I didn't find this book "genuinely original and profoundly imaginative" as touted on the back cover. I've read other stories with a similar premise. Evaristo does however, make her point (or the point I think she was trying to make); that "absolute power corrupts absolutely", that there's no such t...
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