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Palmares
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Format:
Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
14-09-2021
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
512
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Palmares hails the return of a major voice in literature - 'the best American novelist whose name you may not know' (Atlantic). Gayl Jones was first discovered and edited by Toni Morrison, and her talent was praised by writers including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin and John Updike. After a handful of acclaimed novels, she withdrew from the publishing world. Now Jones returns with her first new novel in over two decades.AN EPIC TALE OF LOVE AND LIBERATION SET IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY COLONIAL BRAZILFrom plantation to plantation, Almeyda, a young slave girl, hears whispers, rumours of Palmares, a hidden settlement where fugitive slaves live free. But can this promised land exist? And what price is paid for 'freedom'?In Palmares, Gayl Jones brings to life a world full of unforgettable characters, reimagining extraordinary historical events and combining them with mythology and magic. The result is a sweeping saga spanning a quarter of a century. Of Gayl Jones, the New Yorker noted, '[Her] great achievement is to reckon with both history and interiority, and to collapse the boundary between them.' Like nothing else before it, Palmares embodies this gift.

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Udgivelsesdato:
14-09-2021
ISBN13:
9780349015262
Vægt:
800 g
Dybde:
48 mm
Bredde:
160 mm
Højde:
236 mm
Format:
Hardback
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Bibliotekernes beskrivelse This mesmerising historical novel, set in the slave settlements of colonial Brazil, marks the long-awaited return of Gayl Jones, 'the best American novelist whose name you may not know' (Atlantic).

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