Timely with 12 Years a Slave and Belle. Sad. Passed it on but wont reread it. Use the library or borrow it from a friend.Published 4 months ago by Susan
I felt this novel was incomplete and ending seemed unresolved. All the reader can conclude is the extent to which each of the main characters are being considered property. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sonya Hardy
I've had this on my wish list, and finally had a chance to read it. It is not an easy book to read, but it does give a new twist on antebellum plantation life. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Shirley S
I don't love this book, but I admire its audacity. The book is frightening. It is not a description of brutality so much as the portrayal of a mindset. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ada Ardor
I started this book and I didn't put it down until I finished. This book shows how our different stations in life don't separate the issues of female oppression in a male dominated... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bibliophile
It was an interesting time. The portrail of the prejudice was very true. The ending was interesting. I would not read another similar book.Published 9 months ago by djr6169
Enjoyed looking through the eyes of the slave masters wife. Very solid and consistent in its telling. Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. L. Dalton
Very compelling and an intriguing look at the dark days of slavery. The wife was also clearly "property".
I couldn't put it down.
This short ominous book delves into so much, all at once...in just the way real life happens within our minds and emotions: minute description of that exhausting hatred that is... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lisa Richmond