Publish date: August 15th 1994
Publisher: Rowohlt Tb.
Pages no: 250
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Toni Morrison Trilogy (#2)
I'm sure most of the booklovers have heard at some point of their literary journey about Toni Morrison. And if you haven't read anything by her yet, it's time to catch up. The first African-American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, an important figure in literary debates concerning how and...
I could’ve started this review with Joe Trace. Joe Trace is searching for the narrator of this tale in the same way that he was searching for his mother “Wild” in this book. Sometimes, I felt like I needed a tracker to help me track down my own ideas about this book. At times, the book was so easy...
got lost in all the lovely words, loved getting lost. minor note but major emotions. narrative glides down perfect prose pathways and through poetic passages to different destinations, into one mind and out of another, into many minds, past future past future, man. who knows where the next road goes...
I am completely in love with Jazz. I think it has somehow immediately became my new favorite novel... ever. Head- or rather, heart- has exploded.
A short novel about an ill-fated love triangle in jazz-age Harlem that ends in a shooting. Morrison poetically reveals the characters' pasts and hidden griefs, their rural a/o small town origins and backstories that led them to the city.
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