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- DescriptionA dissection of slavery. It focuses on the extraordinary character Lilith, a spirited slave girl struggling to transcend the violence into which she is born, as well as on the conspiracy of the Night Women, a clandestine council of fierce slave women plotting an island-wide revolt.
- Author BiographyMarlon James was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970. He graduated from the University of the West Indies with a degree in literature. He currently teaches a creative writing course in Minnesota and is working on his next novel.
- PrizesWinner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Fiction 2010.
- Author(s)Marlon James
- PublisherOneworld Publications
- Date of Publication01/03/2010
- GenreHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOneworld Publications
- Out-of-print date29/04/2013
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
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- 2006andreamarie04 May, 2015by
FOUND IT HARD TO PUT DOWN
REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK,TERRIBLE TALES OF SLAVERY ON A LARGE PLANTATION,A SECRET GROUP OF GREEN EYED BLACK LADIES ALL HAVING BEEN SIRED BY A PARTICULAR OVERSEARER IS THE ONLY THING THESE LADIES HAVE IN COMMON WITH EACH OTHER. THE LADIES RISK EVERYTHING TO MEET AND PLOT IN SECRET THE DEMISE OF THE PLANTATION AND ITS WICKED WHITE MASTERS,FIND OUT IF THEY ARE SUCCESFUL, AND THE PERILS THAT THEY HAVE TO FACE IN THERE QUEST.