Conceived aboard a slave ship bound for the Caribbean, Solitude was born into slavery and sold on the auction block, a black chattel of a corrupt society until she heard the ringing of rebellion on the island wind. Schwarz-Bart, author of The Last of the Just, and whose own terrible experiences in Nazi-occupied Europe here find a clear if distant echo, offers a sensitive and impassioned portrait of a woman and her race, fallen victim to the inhumanity of humankind.
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'Each word is a drop of sweat, a bloody tear wrenched from himself...Not only a beautiful novel, it is the act of love of a man who chooses the camp of the victims' L'ExpressAbout the Author:
Andre Schwarz-Bart is the author The Last of the Just, which was awarded the Prix Goncourt.
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