By Madison Smartt Bell
"One of the main spohisticated fictional remedies of the iconic subject matters of sophistication, colour, and freedom." --San Francisco Chronicle
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This first installment of the epic Haitian trilogy brings to existence a decisive second within the historical past of race, classification, and colonialism. The slave rebellion in Haiti was once a momentous contribution to the tide of revolution that swept over the Western international on the finish of the 1700s. A brutal uprising that strove to overturn a vicious process of slavery, the rebellion effectively remodeled Haiti from a ecu colony to the world’s first Black republic. From the heart of this terrible maelstrom, the heroic determine of Toussaint Louverture–a unswerving, literate slave and both a religious Catholic and Vodouisant–emerges because the guy who will take the cruel fires of violence and vengeance and forge a progressive warfare fueled by liberty and equality.
Bell assembles a kaleidoscopic portrait of this seminal stream via a tableau of characters that surround black, white, male, girl, wealthy, terrible, loose and enslaved. Pulsing with tremendous aspect, All Soul’s Rising presents a visceral feel of the soreness, terror, confusion, and triumph of revolution.
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