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Washington Black — Esi Edugyan

I have mixed feelings about Washington Black. The story is really good: Washington Black (Wash), a slave on a Barbados plantation, is selected as personal servant to the brother of the owner. A friendship grows between the two of them, … Continue reading

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Booker Shortlist 2018 Announced

Here. The shortlisted novels are: Milkman by Anna Burns Washington Black by Esi Edugyan Everything Under by Daisy Johnson The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner The Overstory by Richard Powers The Long Take by Robin Robertson As with last year, … Continue reading

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