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  • Published: 1 December 2010
  • ISBN: 9780099540977
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $14.99

Beloved

Special archival edition




A haunting yet beautiful story that moves the reader from start to finish.

INCLUDES A READING GUIDE

Terrible, unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home, the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio. Her new life is full of hope but eighteen years later she is still not free. Sethe's new home is not only haunted by the memories of her past but also by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.

**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

  • Published: 1 December 2010
  • ISBN: 9780099540977
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the author of many novels, including The Bluest Eye, Sula, Beloved, Paradise and Love. She received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize for her fiction and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honour, in 2012 by Barack Obama. Toni Morrison died on 5 August 2019 at the age of eighty-eight.

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Praise for Beloved

A triumph

Margaret Atwood, New York Times Book Review

She melds horror and beauty in a story that will disturb the mind forever

Sunday Times

Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature

New York Review of Books

A work of genuine force. . .Beautifully written

Washington Post

There is something great in Beloved: a play of human voices, consciously exalted, perversely stressed, yet holding true. It gets you

The New Yorker

Superb. . .A profound and shattering story that carries the weight of history. . .Exquisitely told

Cosmopolitan

A magnificent achievement...an American masterpiece

A.S. Byatt, Guardian

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