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Solomon, Rivers: Sorrowland

'Sorrowland is a wonderland of fantastical and frightening, magical and real. At the centre of this world and leaping off the page is Vern: unstoppable, unforgettable, and unlike anyone you have ever seen before.' MARLON JAMES, Booker Prize-winning author

'A fantastical, fierce reckoning ... Sorrowland is gorgeous, and the writing, the storytelling, are magnificent. This country has a dark history of what it's willing to do to black bodies, and Rivers Solomon lays that truth bare in a most unexpected, absolutely brilliant way.'
ROXANE GAY
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Vern, a Black woman with albinism, is hunted after escaping a religious compound, then she discovers that her body is changing and that she is developing extra-sensory powers.

Alone in the woods, she gives birth to twins and raises them away from the influence of the outside world. But something is wrong - not with them, but with her own body. It's itching, it's stronger, it's... not normal.

To understand her body's metamorphosis, Vern must investigate not just the secluded religious compound she fled but the violent history of dehumanisation, medical experimentation, and genocide that produced it. In the course of reclaiming her own darkness, Vern learns that monsters aren't just individuals, but entire histories, systems, and nations.
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ISBN: 9781529118742
Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
Fr. 22.90
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Verlag Random House UK
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2021
Seitenangabe 368 S.
Meldetext Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H21.5 cm x B13.5 cm x D2.9 cm 362 g
Coverlag Merky Books (Imprint/Brand)
Autor*in Solomon, Rivers
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