Beloved

£9.99

It 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.

ISBN: 9781784876432 Author: Morrison, Toni Publisher: Vintage Classics Publication Date: 3rd February 2022 Imprint: Vintage Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:23) Pages: 352 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Stunningly-designed new editions of Toni Morrison’s best-known novels, published by Vintage Classics in celebration of her life and work.

WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY BOOKER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR BERNARDINE EVARISTO

Sethe is now miles away from Sweet Home – the farm where she was kept as a slave for many years. Unable to forget the unspeakable horrors that took place there, Sethe is haunted by the violent spectre of her dead child, the daughter who died nameless and whose tombstone is etched with a single word, ‘Beloved’.

A tale of brutality, horror and, above all, love at any cost, Beloved is Toni Morrison’s enduring masterpiece and best-known work.

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