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Song of Solomon Milkman Dead Was Born Shortly After A Neighborhood Eccentric Hurled Himself Off A Rooftop In A Vain Attempt At Flight For The Rest Of His Life He, Too, Will Be Trying To Fly With This Brilliantly Imagined Novel, Toni Morrison Transfigures The Coming Of Age Story As Audaciously As Saul Bellow Or Gabriel Garc A M Rquez As She Follows Milkman From His Rustbelt City To The Place Of His Family S Origins, Morrison Introduces An Entire Cast Of Strivers And Seeresses, Liars And Assassins, The Inhabitants Of A Fully Realized Black World.


About the Author: Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison born Chloe Anthony Wofford , is an American author, editor, and professor who won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature for being an author who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed African American characters among the best k Toni Morrison born Chloe Anthony Wofford , is an American author, editor, and professor who won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature for being an author who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed African American characters among the best known are her novelsThe Bluest Eye ,Song of Solomon , andBeloved , which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 In 2001 she was named one of The 30 Most Powerful Women in America by Ladies Home Journal



10 thoughts on “Song of Solomon

  1. says:

    He walked there now strutted is the better word, for he had a high behind and an athlete stride thinking of names Surely, he thought, he and his sister had some ancestor, some lithe young man with onyx skin and legs as straight as cane stalks, who had a name that was real A name given to him at birth with love and seriousness A na


  2. says:

    Almost four whole months into 2015 and I ve finally read my first four star book You can always trust Toni Morrison to deliver even when you think all hope is lost I think Song of Solomon is my favourite Morrison novel thus far This novel just flows with greatness I feel that I enjoyed this bookthan let s say, Beloved, because the time per


  3. says:

    Have you ever considered the historical heritage and the intrinsic meaning of your name and surname What is a proper noun if not a word that carries concentrated quintessence to depict oneself Aren t people named after parents or grandparents paying homage to their own ancestry somehow There is something miraculous about the past that the future la


  4. says:

    4.5 5There s something to be said for stories Beyond all the talk of clich s, the bemoaning of stereotypes, the intricate and obsessive breakdown of the latest wave of hyped up mass media extravaganza that has managed to aggressively worm its way into the mob conscience Beyond the deep seated resignation at puzzle piece popularity.I don t have anything agai


  5. says:

    my second toni morrison and, again wow song of solomon kind of impossible to do an all encompassing book report, so this while reading i returned again and again to the recent genocide in the former yugoslavia to the first time rape had been charged as a war crime to rape as a means of ethnic cleansing now think about this to cast such shame on the women who were ra


  6. says:

    One of my absolute favorites, partly for the following You can t own a human being You can t lose what you don t own Suppose you did own him Could you really love somebody who was absolutely nobody without you You really want somebody like that Somebody who falls apart when you walk out the door You don t, do you And neither does he You re turning over your whole life to him


  7. says:

    Toni Morrison is perhaps the most important writer living today and Song of Solomon is perhaps the best novel of the last 50 years of American life Despite the high standing of both novel and author, there are many that chide both for delving too far into the world of African American mythology The book, according to a reviewer on this very website, bitterly states that Song of Solom


  8. says:

    Milkman s father, the man with the weird name and mysterious past, teaches his son to own things His sister is wild , she inhabits the opposite pole Ownership does not occur to her When a kind woman brings her cherry jam on white bread, she weeps because the fruit she loves for the taste of sun and earth exploding, the feel of stalk and stone and bark scraped knees, has lost these elements th


  9. says:

    Retrospective for a Flying Man My first reading of Toni Morrison was nothing short of amazing, this book does so much, so well, so easily We learn about three to four generations of one family and, in fact, one culture I won t be beating around the bush in this review Though Macon Milkman Dead III was the default protagonist, he was also my least favorite character The natural woman superwoman Pilate


  10. says:

    This is the first 5 star read of the year that wasn t a reread I m really surprised and relieved that my first Toni Morrison was a huge success I had assumed that her books would be too dark for me and I think some of them might be , but SOS turned out to be just the right book for me This novel has a parcel of amazingly odd characters who you want ...


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