Blonde Roots by Bernardine Evaristo

By Bernardine Evaristo

What if the historical past of the transatlantic slave alternate have been reversed and Africans had enslaved Europeans? How could that experience replaced the ways in which humans justified their inhuman habit? How wouldn't it tell our cultural attitudes and the insidious racism that also lingers this day? We see this tragicomic international grew to become the other way up in the course of the eyes of Doris, an Englishwoman enslaved and brought to the recent global, movingly recounting reports of large trouble and the goals of the folks she has left at the back of, all whereas travelling towards an break out into freedom.

A poignant and dramatic tale grounded in provocative rules, Blonde Roots is a certainly unique, profoundly resourceful novel.

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