BELOVED Morrison's truly majestic fifth novel—strong and intricate in craft; devastating in impact. Set in post-Civil War Ohio, this is the story of how former slaves, psychically crippled by years of outrage to their bodies and their humanity, attempt to "beat hack the past," while the ghosts and wounds of that past ravage the present. The Ohio house where Sethe and her second daughter, ten-year-old
It was okay. Wanted more story and less confusion.
Incredible Made more sense than the movie.
My favorite novel Toni Morrison knocks it out of the ballpark with this brilliant novel about slavery, Re-memory, ghost, and the birth of new life as well as coming to terms with what one needs to do to simply survive in a brutal system. This book I read yearly!
staple piece of lit. for any reader Always a go-to repeat read for me. One of few paperback books I own. Such an important, memorable work in the genre of blues as literature.
Amazing Meticulous in every aspect. This novel is a staple of American literature.