Beloved

  • von Toni Morrison
  • Sprecher: Toni Morrison
  • 12 Std. 6 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but 18 years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.Toni Morrison is the Robert F. Goheen Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. She has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She lives in Rockland County, New York, and Princeton, New Jersey.

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Kritikerstimmen

"Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature." (New York Review of Books)
"A masterwork....Wonderful....I can't imagine American literature without it." (Los Angeles Times)

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Sprecherin viel zu langsam

ich habe mir das Buch heruntergeladen weil ich es für einen Kurs lesen muss. Als ich allerdings angefangen habe es zu hören musste ich ganz schnell wieder aufhören. Die Autorin, die gleichzeitig die Sprecherin ist, liest meiner Meinung nach viel zu langsam und betont alles sehr stark. ich war leider sehr schnell genervt und habe mir das Buch dann gekauft und es selbst gelesen.
Lesen Sie weiter...

- Caroline Ludäscher

Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 22.05.2006
  • Verlag: Random House Audio