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It is the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentuckhy, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists.
The worlds of Halle and Paul D. are to be destroyed in a cataclysm of torment and agony.
The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution. **One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**
W 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction