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'Toni Morrison was a giant of her times and ours...
Beloved is a heart-breaking testimony to the ongoing ravages of slavery, and should be read by all' Margaret Atwood, New York Times Discover this beautiful gift edition of Toni Morrison's prize-winning contemporary classic BelovedIt is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky.
Her dead baby daughter, whose tombstone bears the single word, Beloved, returns as a spectre to punish her mother, but also to elicit her love.
Told with heart-stopping clarity, melding horror and beauty, Beloved is Toni Morrison's enduring masterpiece.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZADIE SMITH AND FEATURING SPECIAL ARCHIVAL MATERIAL'An American masterpiece' A.S.
Byatt'I adored her honesty. I admired the way she occupied her space in the world.
I believed her' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**