"Immensely powerful and compelling" (Spectator)
"Magnificent...It is one of those rare books that show us our American past, our present - ourselves - is a dazzling shaft of light...A triumph" (New York Times)
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|Length: 479 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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Very disappointed it only described the actual rebellion in the last 30 pages.Published 11 months ago by spencer richards
This is one of the most beautiful and sad novels I have ever read. I didn't want to finish it. Styron explores the outcomes of the cruelty and ignorance of slavery without turning... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Susan Askew
One of the best books I've read. The mix of fiction and nonfiction keeps your attention all the wayPublished 14 months ago by Preye
Overlong and repetitive I'm afraid. Was looking forward to reading what I'd been led to believe was a classic, but I ended up with compassion fatigue very quickly.Published on 31 May 2014 by C. G. Fewtrell
Having read 'Sophie's Choice' I felt I understood a bit about the writer. Some of the issues came across very badly but I think Styron was a very good writer if a bit weird. Read morePublished on 15 May 2013 by Miss Finola M Kelly
This is a very well written thought provoking book. I recommend it to anyone who has recently seen Lincoln. I will now tackle Team of RivalsPublished on 7 April 2013 by Fred Coford
Styrons novel "the confessions of Nat Turner" uses the most famous slave revolt in US history as the starting point for a fictionalized biography of Nat Turner and by extension... Read morePublished on 7 April 2010 by Archie B. Manvell
In August 1831, in a remote region of south-eastern Virginia, took place the only effective and sustained revolt in the history of American Negro slavery. Read morePublished on 6 May 2004 by HORAK