The Underground Railroad
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-10-06
Publisher: Fleet Academic Editions
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Every so often, BookTube host the Diverseathon and I try to participate whenever I get a chance. However, this last time, I could not participate for life got in the way. But I still wanted to read the group book club pick which is The Underground Railroad. Yes, I'm getting to it extremely late but ...
This is a moving and wildly inventive tale that shines a light on a very dark period of American history and tells how networks of black and white helped slaves escape to freedom decades before the Civil War.The story chronicles the life of a teenage slave named Cora as she flees the Georgia plantat...
I'm just not feeling this one. I've been struggling getting into it, but the disjointed sentence structure and lack of any connection to the characters doesn't help. And apparently Whitehead decided to make the Underground Railroad an actual railroad that exists underground. Um...what? These revie...
I would like to thank Little, Brown Book Group UK for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. I have to say, I was really looking forwards to this book but the writing style just wasn't working for me. I found myself putting the book down and not being drawn to pick it up again. I...
I'm a bit disappointed in this book. It had so much potential, but at the end it just didn't work. I enjoyed it okay, but it felt disjointed and impersonal, and I couldn't lose myself in it... It took me ages to finish because I could always think of something else I'd rather do.
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