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A college boyfriend suggested I read this book. It was by far his soundest piece of advice to me. A spellbinding masterpiece of fiction.
Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is persistently haunted by the ghost of her dead baby girl.
This book is about the repercussions of slavery for the people who survived it and it features a terrifying baby ghost. Morrison is an amazing, evocative writer.
This book is about the repercussions of slavery for the people who survived it and features a terrifying baby ghost. Morrison is an amazing, evocative writer.
A haunting depiction of slavery and it's consequences, Booklist wrote: "...Morrison's vision of black life, particularly the impact of the past on the present, is mythical in the telling." The book has been challenged for "sexually explicit, religious viewpoint, violence".
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