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Richard Wright
RICHARD WRIGHT has been writing strange, dark fictions for over a decade. Currently living with his wife and daughter in Glasgow, Scotland, his stories have been widely published in the United Kingdom and USA. Most recently, his tales have been found in magazines and anthologies including... show more

RICHARD WRIGHT has been writing strange, dark fictions for over a decade. Currently living with his wife and daughter in Glasgow, Scotland, his stories have been widely published in the United Kingdom and USA. Most recently, his tales have been found in magazines and anthologies including Storyteller - A Found Book, Dark Faith: Invocations, and More Tales Of The City. He is the author of the novels Cuckoo, Thy Fearful Symmetry, Craven Place, and The Flesh Market; and of the novellas Hiram Grange and the Nymphs of Krakow, The Flesh Remembers, and The Weighing of the Heart.
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Birth date: September 04, 1908
Died: November 28, 1960
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KOMET
KOMET rated it 2 years ago
TODAY (September 26th, 2018) I finished re-reading "BLACK BOY." I first read it when I was in high school many, many years ago. At the time I read it, the book left a big impression on me. Yet, as time went on, I gave Richard Wright's autobiography little more than a second thought. So, when one of ...
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Lornographic Material rated it 4 years ago
“Our too-young and too-new America, lusty because it is lonely, aggressive because it is afraid, insists upon seeing the world in terms of good and bad, the holy and the evil, the high and the low, the white and the black; our America is frightened of fact, of history, of processes, of necessity. It...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 6 years ago
It's no secret that I adore the way Richard Wright weaves his stories. Thy Fearful Symmetry, a story about the very brutal end of the world, shocked me. Craven Place, an unsettling ghost story, wooed me with its setting. I don't quite know what it is about Wright's writing, but I eat it up every sin...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 6 years ago
I had for reasons that are unclear to me, put off reading Native Son. I'm sorry that I did that because it is a brilliant novel. The main character of Bigger Thomas, is brilliantly drawn and it is a psychological masterpiece. The book shows how fear and ignorance brought about by race prejudice d...
blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it 7 years ago
A challenging read. The easy route for the author Richard Wright would've been to write a novel asking us to sympathize with a black man wrongfully accused of murder in a racist community. But he does not take the easy route. Instead he implores the reader to follow Bigger Thomas, a young black man ...
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