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Love - Toni Morrison
Love
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Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison’s spellbinding new novel is a Faulknerian symphony of passion and hatred, power and perversity, color and class that spans three generations of black women in a fading beach town.In life, Bill Cosey enjoyed the affections of many women, who would do almost... show more
Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison’s spellbinding new novel is a Faulknerian symphony of passion and hatred, power and perversity, color and class that spans three generations of black women in a fading beach town.In life, Bill Cosey enjoyed the affections of many women, who would do almost anything to gain his favor. In death his hold on them may be even stronger. Wife, daughter, granddaughter, employee, mistress: As Morrison’s protagonists stake their furious claim on Cosey’s memory and estate, using everything from intrigue to outright violence, she creates a work that is shrewd, funny, erotic, and heartwrenching.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400078479 (1400078474)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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LondaLocs
LondaLocs rated it
Morrison managed to tell a very complex story in the span of a very short book. I really enjoyed the idea of the Cosey Resort where African-Americans could enjoy themselves in style at a time when the beaches were still segregated. There is a beach very close to me that has a similar history (Americ...
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ellaminnowpea rated it
I've read two of Toni Morrison's novels and her short story "Recititaf." While this book is not Morrison's best, it is still very much characteristic of her style. The story is a relatively simple one -- it can essentially be boiled down to two women fighting over an inheritance and the young woman ...
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