Beloved

Toni Morrison (Author) Hortense Chabrier (Translator)
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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Toni Morrison's "Beloved" is a spellbinding and dazzlingly innovative portrait of a woman haunted by the past.
Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has borne the unthinkable and not gone mad, yet she is still held captive by memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. Meanwhile Sethe's house has long been troubled by the angry, destructive ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: "Beloved."
Sethe works at beating back the past, but it makes itself heard and felt incessantly in her memory and in the lives of those around her. When a mysterious teenage girl arrives, calling herself Beloved, Sethe's terrible secret explodes into the present.
Combining the visionary power of legend with the unassailable truth of history, Morrison's unforgettable novel is one of the great and enduring works of American literature.

Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
10 * 18
Publish Date
May 22, 2008
Pages
379
Dimensions
4.2 X 6.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
French
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9782264047960
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About the Author

Toni Morrison (1931-2019) was a Nobel Prize-winning American author, editor, and professor. Her contributions to the modern canon are numerous. Some of her acclaimed titles include: The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature 1993.

Reviews

" A masterwork. . . . Wonderful. . . . I can' t imagine American literature without it." -- John Leonard, "Los Angeles Times
"" A triumph." -- Margaret Atwood, "The New York Times Book Review
"" Toni Morrison' s finest work. . . . [It] sets her apart [and] displays her prodigious talent." -- "Chicago Sun-Times
"" Dazzling. . . . Magical. . . . An extraordinary work." -- "The New York Times
"" A masterpiece. . . . Magnificent. . . . Astounding. . . . Overpowering." -- "Newsweek
"" Brilliant. . . . Resonates from past to present." -- "San Francisco Chronicle
"" A brutally powerful, mesmerizing story. . . . Read it and tremble." -- "People
"" Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature." -- "New York Review of Books
"" A work of genuine force. . . . Beautifully written." -- "The Washington Post
"" There is something great in Beloved": " a play of human voices, consciously exalted, perversely stressed, yet holding true. It gets you." -- "The New Yorker
"" A magnificent heroine . . . a glorious book." -- "The Baltimore Sun
"" Superb. . . . A profound and shattering story that carries the weight of history. . . . Exquisitely told." -- "Cosmopolitan
"" Magical . . . rich, provocative, extremely satisfying." -- "Milwaukee Journal
"" Beautifully written. . . . Powerful. . . . Toni Morrison has become one of America' s finest novelists." -- "The Plain Dealer
"" Stunning. . . A lasting achievement." -- "The Christian Science Monitor
"" Written with a force rarely seen in contemporary fiction. . . . One feels deep admiration." -- "USA Today
"" Compelling . . . . Morrison shakes that brilliant kaleidoscope of hers again, and the story of pain, endurance, poetry and power she is born to tell comes right out." -- "The Village Voice
"" A book worth many rereadings." -- "Glamour
"" In her most probing novel, Toni Morrison has demonstrated once again the stunning powers that place her in the first ranks of our living novelists." -- "St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"" Heart-wrenching . . . mesmerizing." -- "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"" Shattering emotional power and impact." -- "New York Daily News
"" A rich, mythical novel . . . a triumph." -- "St. Petersburg Times
"" Powerful . . . voluptuous." -- "New York
"

"From the Trade Paperback edition."
"A masterwork. . . . Wonderful. . . . I can't imagine American literature without it." --John Leonard, "Los Angeles Times
""A triumph." --Margaret Atwood, "The New York Times Book Review
""Toni Morrison's finest work. . . . [It] sets her apart [and] displays her prodigious talent." --"Chicago Sun-Times
""Dazzling. . . . Magical. . . . An extraordinary work." --"The New York Times
""A masterpiece. . . . Magnificent. . . . Astounding. . . . Overpowering." --"Newsweek
""Brilliant. . . . Resonates from past to present." --"San Francisco Chronicle
""A brutally powerful, mesmerizing story. . . . Read it and tremble." --"People
""Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature." --"New York Review of Books
""A work of genuine force. . . . Beautifully written." --"The Washington Post
""There is something great in Beloved": " a play of human voices, consciously exalted, perversely stressed, yet holding true. It gets you." --"The New Yorker
""A magnificent heroine . . . a glorious book." --"The Baltimore Sun
""Superb. . . . A profound and shattering story that carries the weight of history. . . . Exquisitely told." --"Cosmopolitan
""Magical . . . rich, provocative, extremely satisfying." --"Milwaukee Journal
""Beautifully written. . . . Powerful. . . . Toni Morrison has become one of America's finest novelists." --"The Plain Dealer
""Stunning. . . A lasting achievement." --"The Christian Science Monitor
""Written with a force rarely seen in contemporary fiction. . . . One feels deep admiration." --"USA Today
""Compelling . . . . Morrison shakes that brilliant kaleidoscope ofhers again, and the story of pain, endurance, poetry and power she is born to tell comes right out." --"The Village Voice
""A book worth many rereadings." --"Glamour
""In her most probing novel, Toni Morrison has demonstrated once again the stunning powers that place her in the first ranks of our living novelists." --"St. Louis Post-Dispatch
""Heart-wrenching . . . mesmerizing." --"The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
""Shattering emotional power and impact." --"New York Daily News
""A rich, mythical novel . . . a triumph." --"St. Petersburg Times
""Powerful . . . voluptuous." --"New York
"

"From the Trade Paperback edition."